LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police are investigating after a bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run in southwest Jefferson County.
Third Division officers responded to the 6600 block of Terry Road around 8:30 p.m. Monday.
According to police, the car involved in the incident left the scene before emergency crews arrived.
The bicyclist, a woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.
The car, now identified as a white Nissan NV200 van, was followed for a short distance by a witness right after the collision. The witness was able to identify the vehicle as Mosbys Towing & Transport LLC. Police recovered the vehicle at Mosbys Towing at 3119 Dixie Highway in Louisville.
The driver at the time of the collision was identified by the company as 21-year-old Robert English Jr. and he was arrested late Monday night.
If you were in the area and can help police in the investigation, you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD (5673) or use their Crime Tip Portal.