LMPD: Man struck bicyclist with car and fled scene

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 17 at 5:04 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville man is facing charges after police said he hit a bicyclist while driving drunk and fled the scene.

It happened on 22nd and Bank Street on Monday night.

Police said Garner Byars is charged with assault, failure to render aid and operating a motor vehicle under the influence.

Police found Byars not far from the scene and stopped him. They said he smelled strongly of alcohol.

Byars is lodged at Metro Corrections.

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