LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – The Lynchburg Police Department is reporting a vehicle crash leaving a bicyclist in critical condition on Sunday, Oct. 29.

According to the police, LPD officers and Lynchburg Fire Department personnel responded to the intersection of 12th and Kemper streets after reports that a motorist hit a bicycle. The bicyclist involved, an adult male, was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the crash, which is under investigation by LPD’s Traffic Safety Unit.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information about this incident is asked to contact Officer M. Bauserman with the Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at or use the P3 app on a mobile device. Up to a 1,000-dollar reward is available through the Crime Stoppers program for information. 

WFXR News will continue to update as further information becomes available.