ELOY — A 35-year-old man riding a bicycle was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when a “small white pickup truck” chased him down and ran into him in Eloy.
An Eloy Police Department spokesman said the man was struck by the truck at Eighth Street and Phoenix Avenue about 5:21 p.m. Tuesday. Police said it was a hit and run as both the occupants of the “small white truck” and the victim fled the scene after the collision.
Police indicate the truck was chasing the man on the bicycle through Eloy before the collision.
The victim was located by Eloy police about 20 minutes later and he was transported via helicopter to Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix for treatment of his injuries.
Eloy police are still searching for the small white truck and believe the victim may know who ran into him.
If you have information about this incident, you're urged to call the Eloy Police Department at 520-466-7324.