Biker hospitalized in hit-and-run; Dane Co. authorities searching for driver

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BRISTOL, Wis. — Dane County authorities are searching for a driver who drove away from the scene after cutting off a bicyclist Friday morning.

Officials with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Norway and Bristol roads. The bicyclist was making a right turn onto Bristol Road when the driver of a medium-sized, silver SUV turned left onto Bristol Road, cutting off the cyclist and causing her to crash.

Authorities said the driver then continued east on Bristol Road without stopping.

The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the crash or the vehicle involved is asked to call the Dane County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 608-284-6900.