Deputies search for driver after cyclist hit in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. - Deputies are looking for a driver and vehicle after a cyclist was hit in the Bethany area Tuesday morning.

Washington County Sheriff's Deputies said 40-year-old Joel Mays was able to call for help on his cell phone after he was hit by a white "construction-type" pickup truck on NW Bronson Boulevard near Bethany Boulevard.

Mays said he was hit from behind and thrown from his bicycle.

The crash took place at about 5:40 a.m. and deputies said Mays had minor injuries to his face. He went to a hospital on his own.

Anyone with information about the crash or the driver is asked to call Beaverton Police at 503-629-0111.