Bicyclist critically injured after struck by car; Deputies search for driver

GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Investigators with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are asking for your help. They say a bicyclist is in serious condition a local hospital after he was hit by a car in the McCoy Road area of Greeneville on Sunday.

Officers say it happened around 8:00 p.m.

Witnesses told law enforcement that a gold Chevy Cavalier drove away from the area towards Greystone Road just before they discovered the cyclist.

“We are in search of that vehicle, we know its an older model, 2000’s. Hopefully its going to be alright, I did check earlier this morning, they told me at the hospital, its critical, but stable,” Sheriff Hankins said.

If you know anything that could help the Greene County Sheriff’s Office call 423-798-1800. If you want to remain anonymous call 423-972-7000.

You can also call the Tennessee Highway Patrol at 423-348-6144.

Sheriff Hankins told News Channel 11 at last check the cyclist is listed in critical, but stable condition at a local hospital.

News Channel 11 is following this story. We’ll post more details as they become available.

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