SOUTH BUFFALO TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — State police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist injured in Armstrong County.

The crash happened along Freeport Road near Iron Bridge Road in South Buffalo Township around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports Death Of COVID-19 Patient In Their 20s, 408 New Cases

The bicyclist, identified by state police as 46-year-old Brian Weiland of Fennelton, Pa., suffered a severe laceration to the neck in the accident.

According to state police, Weiland was riding southbound on Freeport Road when a vehicle hit him from behind. He was struck by the passenger side mirror and knocked from the bicycle.

Investigators say the vehicle left the scene, headed southbound.

READ MORE: 'When I Finally Got To Be Elvira, That's When My Life Calmed Down': Mistress Of The Dark Peels Back The Curtain

Weiland was taken to Allegheny Valley Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The vehicle police are looking for is described as a white sedan that may have damage to the front, passenger side and is missing the passenger side mirror.

State police continue to investigate the accident.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact State Police in Kittanning.

MORE NEWS: Remember, Reflect At Tree Of Life: Commemorating The 11 Lives Lost 3 Years Ago In Synagogue Shooting

RELATED LINKS:
More Armstrong County News
More Local News