BEDFORD (CBS) – A cyclist was seriously injured in a hit and run crash in Bedford and police are looking for a driver whose car might have stood out.

The victim’s family tells WBZ he’s a 63-year-old Carlisle man; a husband and father who is an experienced and careful cyclist.

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“The Bedford Police Department is actively seeking the vehicle involved, which is believed to be a silver or gray hatchback sedan,” said Sgt. Ronald Undzis.

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Investigators say the car could be a Honda Civic – and that the rear window was covered by sheets or bedding. Without any cameras on that wooded stretch of Route 225, police hope witnesses and neighbors will lead them to the driver.

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“If anybody has any information at all as far as who might be responsible for this, please contact us immediately,” said Undzis.