Police looking for driver who hit bicyclist in NE Portland

Police looking for driver who hit bicyclist in NE Portland
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are looking for a driver who hit a bicyclist in Northeast Portland and took off Wednesday night.

Brian Lyons, 48, of Happy Valley, suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being hit at about 9 p.m., police said. He flew over the hood of the car and landed on the ground.

According to police, Lyons told them he was riding in the bike lane westbound on Weidler when the car turned into him and then drove off northbound on 104th Avenue.

Lyons was taken to the hospital.

Police said the car that hit Lyons is a four-door silver 2004 or 2005 Subaru or Honda hatchback with a tail or spoiler.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to call (503) 823-2103 and reference case number 12-87176.