Cyclist Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision on Cobb Parkway


A 56-year-old cyclist from Kennesaw was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on Cobb Parkway late Saturday night.

πŸš“ The Details: On June 22, at 11:48 p.m., the Cobb County Police Department responded to a serious injury collision. The cyclist was traveling north on Cobb Parkway, riding on the right side of the right lane near Progressive Way, when police say a vehicle rear-ended him. The impact projected both the cyclist and his blue bicycle into the dedicated right turn lane at 1520 Cobb Parkway. Police say the vehicle involved, believed to be a gray Toyota Tundra, fled the scene immediately after the collision.

πŸ₯ By The Numbers:

  • Incident occurred at 11:48 p.m. on June 22.
  • Cyclist age: 56
  • Location: Cobb Parkway south of Progressive Way
  • Vehicle involved: Gray Toyota Tundra

πŸ“ On The Rise: Hit-and-run incidents have been a growing concern in Georgia, mirroring a national trend. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, hit-and-run crashes result in more than 1,500 fatalities annually across the United States. Georgia law mandates that drivers involved in accidents must stop and remain at the scene, making hit-and-runs particularly egregious offenses.

πŸ“ž What You Can Do: If you have any information regarding this hit-and-run collision, please contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987. Community members are urged to stay alert and report any suspicious activity or vehicles matching the description.

πŸ” What’s Next?: The investigation is ongoing. Police are actively seeking leads to locate the gray Toyota Tundra and its driver. Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.


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