Town of Tonawanda police looking for hit-and-run suspect

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Town of Tonawanda police say a silver SUV struck a bicyclist Tuesday afternoon. They’re looking for the driver.

The incident happened around 5:20 p.m. on the 500 block of Creekside Dr., police say.

The two bicyclists were riding down the road when the vehicle struck one of them and continued driving east, according to a witness.

The victim was seriously injured.

The vehicle in question may have damage to its front passenger side hood and/or front passenger side fender.

Anyone with information on the driver or vehicle is asked to call police at 879-6613, referencing complaint 16-646828, or the confidential tip line at 879-6606. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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