Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run crash in Greensboro identified

East Market Street near Holts Chapel Road in Greensboro (Google Maps)

East Market Street near Holts Chapel Road in Greensboro (Google Maps)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police said they are investigating a hit-and-run crash that resulted in life threatening injuries for a bicyclist.

Police said a bicyclist was hit by a red pickup truck around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of East Market Street near Holts Chapel Road.

The bicyclist was taken to Moses Cone Hospital with life threatening injuries. He was later identified asĀ Donald Emanuel Watlington, 45, of Greensboro.

The truck involved in the hit and run is believed to be a late 1980s to early 1990s red Chevrolet or GMC mid-sized pickup truck. The vehicle should have damage to the passenger side front headlight.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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