ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit and run on the Monaro Highway last night (Thursday, 30 Jun) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.30pm a 58-year-old Jerrabomberra man was cycling home when he was struck by a vehicle travelling in the southbound lane of the Monaro Highway, approximately 500m north of the Alexander Maconochie Centre entrance.
The man was thrown from his bike and the offending vehicle fled the scene.
The vehicle is reported to have been swerving in and out of lanes on the road prior to striking the cyclist.
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The victim was taken to The Canberra Hospital with serious injuries.
Police urge anyone who may have seen this car driving on the Monaro Highway around 7.30pm last night to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.