Cyclist Killed in a Head-on, Hit-and-Run Collision

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A bicyclist was hit head-on and killed over the weekend in a hit-and-run crash. The incident happened just after 1 p.m. Sunday, September 3rd near the 2200 block of Hendersonville Road.

The cyclist was traveling south on Hendersonville Road in the turn lane when a blue sedan traveling north attempted to pass another vehicle by using the turn lane. The vehicle hit the cyclist head-on and then drove away from the scene before officers arrived.

The cyclist was taken by ambulance to Mission Hospital and later died. The cyclist has been identified as Patrick Jeffery Leroy, 34. The vehicle and driver were located later Sunday night. Charges in the accident are pending.

At The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, our hearts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and loved ones of Patrick who suffered this tragic loss of life. We share our condolences for this devastating bicycle accident.

Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.

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