Teenage bicyclist seriously injured in Lenoir County hit and run

LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) The search is on the driver of a vehicle who hit a bicyclist in Lenoir County and kept on going.

Highway Patrol says it happened around 6:00 p.m. on Highway 258 near Steeplechase Drive.

The bicyclist has only been identified so far as a 17-year-old who had serious injuries.

At this time there is not a description of the vehicle authorities are looking for.

We'll update the story as we get new information.