MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash with a bicyclist Wednesday night.
Authorities say the incident happened at about 8:35 p.m. Wednesday. A bicyclist was hit by a full-size truck on the 5900 block of Wild Acres Road in Pequot Lakes. A 34-year-old woman, identified as Elizabeth Larson of Pequot Lakes, was riding her bike and stopped on the side of the road, waiting to cross. A truck heading eastbound struck her, throwing her over the truck and onto the road.READ MORE: 'It Was Just Nuts': Severe Storms Leave Residents With Damage, Debris, And Outages
She suffered multiple injuries and was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center. The truck fled the scene without stopping. Authorities say witnesses at the scene tried to catch the vehicle, but were unsuccessful. The driver was described as a younger male wearing glasses.READ MORE: Crews Battle Fire In Northeast Minneapolis
The vehicle has been described as a 1992 to 1996 Ford F150 single cab pick-up truck. It’s a two-tone green or blue truck over a tan lower half with cab lights and it has damage on the passenger side mirror.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: High Temps Could Reach 90 Degrees Sunday
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect vehicle is asked to call the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office at (218) 829-4749.