Cyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run on East 11th Street

Tulsa police investigate a hit-and-run collision between a bicycle and a truck on East 11th Street near Garnett Road on June 7, 2019. HARRISON GRIMWOOD/Tulsa World

A cyclist was seriously injured Friday night while riding on Garnett Road near East 11th Street in a hit-and-run collision.

The collision involving a dark gray pickup occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of South Garnett Road, Tulsa Police Sgt. Chris Moudy said.

The truck, described by witnesses as an extended cab Chevrolet Silverado, left the scene northbound on Garnett Road.

Emergency responders transported the cyclist to a local hospital in serious condition, Moudy said. The cyclist, a 58-year-old man, sustained multiple broken bones in his leg.

Tulsa police saturated the area where the truck was last seen, but were unable to locate the vehicle. One or both of the truck’s headlamps were broken, Moudy said.

The cyclist was wearing dark clothing. The bicycle had no illumination at the crash scene.

Anyone with information may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 918-596-COPS (2677), online at p3tips.com/918 or through the Tulsa Tips app, which can be downloaded from the Google Play or iTunes stores.


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