Concord Police Charge A Man Involved In A Serious Hit-And-Run With A Bicyclist

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CONCORD, N.C. — Detectives say 25-year-old Desmond Mason has been charged for his involvement in a serious hit-and-run with a bicyclist on January 22nd.

Mason is charged with a felony hit and run causing serious injury, driving while his license was revoked, and is being held in the Cabarrus County Jail under a $100,000 bond, according to a news release.

Detectives say Mason was driving a blue 2014 Dodge Dart around 4:30 p.m. on January 22nd when he hit a bicyclist attempting to cross the street, and fled shortly after.

Investigators say they recovered the Dodge from a Charlotte neighborhood on January 27th, after which Mason surrendered to officers.

Police say the bicyclist in stable condition at Atrium Health – Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Original Story (1/23/21):

CONCORD, N.C. — Detectives with the Concord Police Department say they need the public’s help finding a vehicle that hit and seriously injured a bicyclist on January 22nd before driving away.

Detectives say the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Warren C Coleman Boulevard and Cabarrus Avenue West.

Investigators determined the bicyclist was trying to cross the intersection, when he was hit by the passenger side of a blue vehicle turning onto Warren C Coleman Boulevard.

Detectives say the driver of the vehicle took off south down Warren C Coleman Boulevard after the crash.

The bicyclist was taken to Atrium Main hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina to be treated for his injuries, and he remains there in critical condition, according to a news release.

Police say anyone who witnessed the hit-and-run is asked to call Sergeant Pizzino at 704-920-5058 or Cabarrus Area Crime Stoppers at 704-93-CRIME.