Bicyclist Struck at Jericho and Covert in Hit and Run

Police searching for white mini van that reportedly fled the scene Wednesday in New Hyde Park.

A bicyclist was reportedly struck in New Hyde Park at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Covert Avenue Wednesday morning at 8:56 a.m.

According to reports, a white mini-van hit the bicyclist and then fled the scene, heading towards Second Avenue on Covert Avenue.

The extent of the injuries to the bicyclist is unknown at this time.

A license plate from the mini van was obtained from eyewitnesses.

Police units are searching the area.

Patch will update this story as more details become available.


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