The Macon County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On 10/30/18, at approximately 6:48 p.m., Macon County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of US Route 36 and Shaw Rd., near Casner, IL, in reference to a vehicle vs. bicyclist accident.

Upon arrival, the bicyclist was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries. The suspect vehicle left the scene prior to EMS or Deputies arrival. An eyewitness on scene described the suspect vehicle as a smaller red car. The witness stated the bicyclist was riding westbound on the north side of Route 36 when the bicyclist was struck from behind, by the suspect vehicle. The witness advised, the suspect vehicle continued westbound on Route 36 toward Decatur.

Deputies located a red piece of the suspect vehicle’s front bumper. It was determined that the piece of bumper belongs to a red Chevy Impala. The suspect vehicle should have damage to the front passenger bumper/wheel well.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in solving this crime. If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS. You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week. Thank you.