Bicyclist struck in hit-and-run on Dodds Avenue

Bicyclist struck in hit-and-run on Dodds Avenue

April 27th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A male bicyclist is being treated by medics after being struck tonight by a car on Dodds Avenue.

Police dispatchers say Timothy Rudolph, 24, was traveling northbound on a bicycle around 10:20 p.m. when Matthew Cunningham, 30, traveling southbound, made a sharp turn to go east on 37th Street and struck Rudolph with his SUV.

Rudolph sustained life threatening injuries in the collision and is in critical condition, according to police.

Police say Cunningham drove away from the scene of the accident and was located shortly after the incident at 3804 13th Ave.

Cunningham was arrested and charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on suspended DL, vehicular assault, open container law, improper turn, no insurance, failure to render aid, and failure to report a crash, according to police.