Driver arrested after cyclist struck by car in hit-and-run

Cyclist rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car that fled the scene.

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A cyclist has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a car during a hit-and-run in Glasgow.

Emergency services were called to the junction near Arngask Road on Wednesday at around 6.10pm to a crash involving a cyclist and a black Ford Fiesta.

The cyclist, a 47-year-old man, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The Fiesta did not stop but was traced nearby on Kennedar Drive.

The occupants of the vehicle, a 21-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, were also traced.

The 21-year-old driver was arrested and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

Sergeant Jack Swindells said: “We believe there were a number of people around at the time of the crash and we are asking anyone in the area at the time who can assist with our crash investigation to get in touch.

“We are also asking people to check their private CCTV and dash-cam footage and contact us if they have anything that could help with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2963 of May 1.

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