A cyclist riding through the Bronx in the middle of the afternoon was struck and killed by the driver of Jeep who fled the area on foot.
Hours after the 3 p.m. incident, police were still searching for the man responsible.
Police said the 20-year-old cyclist was riding along Metcalf Avenue near East 172nd Street, in the Soundview section of the Bronx.
He was mowed down by the driver of a white Jeep Cherokee who abandoned the vehicle and ran off.
A description of the suspect hasn’t been released by officials.