Driver flees after hitting bicyclist in Bedford

Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after hitting a bicyclist in Bedford, badly injuring the woman on Memorial Day.

Police say they were called around 12:30 p.m. to Bedford Center Road near Narrows Road. The 46-year-old victim was flown to Westchester Medical Center with a severe head injury. Her shoes and bicycle were scattered at the scene as investigators combed the area.

Authorities are on the lookout for a specific vehicle. "A dark-colored Jeep Cherokee with possibly two people in the vehicle," Lt. Robert Mezurak said.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call police at 914-241-3111.

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