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Hit-and-run driver critically injured bicyclist in Fort Lauderdale, police say

Hit-and-run driver critically injured bicyclist in Fort Lauderdale, police say

A bicyclist was critically injured early Saturday when a hit-and-run driver struck him in Fort Lauderdale, police said. Police are attempting to locate the gold, four-door 2009 to 2012 Volkswagen CC and its driver involved in the crash along the 900 block of Northwest 13th Street. The collision happened at about 1:25 a.m. as the bicyclist and driver headed west. The bicyclist, James Ortibez, was thrown off the bike after he was struck with the car's left front bumper, authorities said. Ortibez, 39, landed on the north side of the road and was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he is in critical condition, police said. The driver did not stop to help Ortibez, of Fort...

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