Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Involving Bicyclist in Mission Beach

Several streets in Mission Beach were closed for hours as officers investigated a hit-and-run involving a bicyclist. 

San Diego Police said the incident happened at approximately 9:50 a.m. on westbound West Mission Bay Drive and Gleason Road, where a car fled after it hit a bicyclist. 

A Good Samaritan followed the car and got a license plate, police said. 

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital for a shoulder injury but was later found to have suffered a brain bleed, a major injury. 

The streets reopened shortly after 12 p.m. 

No further information was immediately available. 

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