BARSTOW — Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a bicyclist in critical condition Monday afternoon, authorities said.

The incident occurred near the Deluxe Cleaners store in the 1000 block of East Main Street around 1:15 p.m. Details are still forthcoming, but Barstow Police Department Capt. Andrew Espinoza said the bicyclist suffered “severe injuries” from the impact.

The bicyclist was taken to Barstow Community Hospital for treatment. Further details on his condition weren’t available as of 2 p.m. 

Police were searching the area for the vehicle, which fled following the incident. No description is yet available.

This story is developing and more information will be updated as it is received.

Paola Baker may be reached at 760-955-5332 or Follow her on Twitter at @DP_PaolaBaker.