A driver heading down Leucadia Boulevard struck a bicyclist riding in the bike lane and fled the scene, San Diego Sheriff's Department officials (SDSO) said.
The collision happened early Sunday at about 6:45 a.m. when a white SUV was driving east on Leucadia Boulevard in Encinitas, deputies said.
The car veered to the right and struck a bicyclist traveling eastbound in his lane on Leucadia, deputies said.
The driver fled the scene, heading eastbound on Leucadia.
When deputies arrived, they found the 41-year-old victim conscious and breathing.
He was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital with serious injuries to his leg, face and lower back. They do not appear to be life-threatening, deputies said.
There is no information on a possible suspect, deputies said.
The North Coastal Sheriff's Station Traffic Division is investigating.
No other information was immediately available.