Bicyclist injured in hit and run accident

March 31, 2008 6:02:45 AM PDT
Houston police are searching for the driver who hit and nearly killed a man riding a bicycle early this morning.The man on the bike was struck while pedaling eastbound on Clinton Drive about 2am. The driver never stopped, leaving the cyclist lying on the road, bleeding from his head.

It was actually a train conductor who saw the cyclist in the road and called 911 after stopping his train.

The cyclist, who is now listed in critical condition, was able to tell officers what happened to him before he was taken to Ben Taub Hospital to be treated for a skull fracture.

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