Looking for driver of white Lexus who hit cyclist in St.Catharines overnight

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Police are asking Niagara residents to be on the look out for a white Lexus with damage following a hit and run which left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

It happened just after midnight, when a cyclist on Welland Avenue east of Grantham in St. Catharines, was hit by a vehicle. 

Police found a 51 year-old cyclist with serious injuries. 

The vehicle involved in this collision failed to remain at the scene and was last seen travelling westbound on Welland Avenue at a high rate of speed. 

The cyclist was transported to a local hospital with suspected life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the suspect was driving a white Lexus. 

The vehicle may have damage to the front passenger side headlight and will be missing the passenger side mirror assembly.

Detectives are appealing to members of the public and collision repair businesses to report any vehicles that may match the suspect vehicle description and damage.

Residents and businesses in the area of the collision with closed circuit cameras are asked to review their footage for the suspect white Lexus.

This collision remains under investigation by Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Niagara Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-688-4111, extension 5500.