The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver who hit a bicyclist Tuesday night and took off. 

  • Bicyclist seriously injured in hit and run in Pasco
  • Keith Dawson, 50, hit on Fivay Rd., collided with bench
  • Troopers looking for suspect vehicle and driver

Troopers said Keith Dawson, 50, was riding his bike on the north shoulder of Fivay Road in Pasco, west of Library Road. 

A vehicle traveling the same way, attempted to pass Dawson and sideswiped the bicyclist. Thomas was pushed off the roadway and collided with a wooden bench. 

Dawson was transported to Bayonet Point with serious injuries. 

Troopers said the vehicle failed to stop and was seen traveling westbound on Fivay Rd. The vehicle is described as a light colored passenger car with damage to the front right passenger side of the vehicle. 

According to the report, charges are pending. 

Anyone with information is asked to call FHP at (813) 558-1800.