Vehicle in hit-and-run crash that bounced bicyclist off windshield was stolen, investigators say

Vehicle in hit-and-run crash that bounced bicyclist off windshield was stolen, investigators say
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The vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that injured a bicyclist Tuesday night had been stolen a day earlier, police said.

The Madison Police Department said the vehicle was found parked and unoccupied Wednesday morning.

According to the report, a 58-year-old bicyclist suffered a concussion after he was struck at about 8:15 p.m. in the 900 block of South Park Street. The cyclist was in a designated biking lane at the time of the collision.

Police said the victim bounced off the car’s windshield, and the driver continued without slowing down.

When the stolen vehicle was located on Wanda Place, it had a shattered front windshield, police said.

The car was stolen from Greenway View on Monday night after its owner left the keys in the driver’s side door, police said.

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