Updated 9:29 a.m. July 18: Alex Hernandez, 25, of Baltimore City has died from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident Thursday as he was riding his bicycle in Brooklyn Park, police said.
Police still are looking for the woman they believe was driving the black sedan that hit Hernandez. The suspect is described as a black woman and the sedan, possibly a Hyundai, is said to have damage to the right front headlamp assembly, hood and windshield.
Original article: Police are asking residents to help them locate two drivers who they believe were involved in separate hit-and-run accidents with bicyclists Thursday morning.
In the first accident, a Glen Burnie man was legally riding his bicycle north on Crain Highway near Georgia Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. when police say an unknown, small gray sedan—possibly a Chevrolet or Saturn—traveling north on Crain hit the rear tire of the bike.
Marco A. Garcia, 41, was taken to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he was listed as being in critical and unstable condition as of Thursday afternoon, according to a police press release.
The suspect's car is believed to have damage to the right front headlight area and windshield. The driver was described as a white man with a beard wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a baseball cap. The car was seen speeding from the scene, heading northbound on Crain.
Then, at about 8 a.m., officers responded to Ritchie Highway northbound near Bon Air Avenue in Brooklyn Park where another bicyclist was struck by a hit-and-run driver.
According to a police press release, preliminary investigation determined that Alex Canales Hernandez, 25, of Baltimore City was attempting cross Ritchie Highway when he was hit. A woman was reportedly driving the car described as a black sedan, possibly a Hyundai, with damage to the right front headlamp assembly, hood and windshield.
Police said the driver, described only as a black woman, got out of her car to examine the scene but got back in her car and left. Police did not have tag information for the car.
Hernandez was taken to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he was listed as being in critical condition as of Thursday afternoon.
Anyone with information about either accident is asked to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Traffic Safety Section at 410-222-8573 or police communications at 410-222-8610.
Editor's note: This article was updated to include the description of the black sedan in the the accident that occurred in Brooklyn Park. It also corrected the day the incidents occurred, which was Thursday, and the name of the victim in the incident on Crain Highway.