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      Bicyclist left with life-threatening injuries after hit-and-run

      A bicyclist has been identified after being involved in a bicycle versus car hit-and-run accident yesterday at the intersection of Hollywood Rd. and Western St.

      UPDATE Sept. 11:

      Seems to be good news for bicyclist Tracy Hays who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle last month. He's now been released from intensive care, and is heading to Baylor Institute for Rehab in Dallas. Police are still looking for the person responsible for the hit-and-run that left him with life threatening injuries.

      UPDATE Aug. 25 4 p.m.:

      The bicyclist is still listed with life threatening injuries. The driver of the car is still at large.

      If you saw this accident or want to provide any type of information that can help identify the hit-an-run driver, please call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400.

      UPDATE Aug. 22 4 p.m.:

      It has been confirmed that the bicyclist involved in hit-and-run accident on Aug. 21 is the husband of Elaine Hays, former candidate of 13th Congressional District.

      ORIGINAL:

      A bicyclist has been identified after being involved in a bicycle versus car hit-and-run accident yesterday at the intersection of Hollywood Rd. and Western St.

      The bicyclist, 50-year-old, Tracy James Hays, was riding eastbound on Hollywood, riding left of center in the westbound lane at Western.

      A white motor vehicle was turning from northbound on Western to westbound on Hollywood when the vehicle collided with the bicyclist. The motor vehicle then fled the scene.

      Hays was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

      The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

      If you saw this accident or want to provide any type of information that can help identify the hit-an-run driver, please call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806)374-4400.