A 54-year-old Spanaway man has been charged with felony hit and run and vehicular assault after he struck a bicyclist and left the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The incident happened in Spanaway on State Route 7 at 52nd Avenue East around 10:10 p.m. on Thursday.
The Spanaway man and the bicyclist, a 43-year-old Eatonville man, were both traveling northbound when the driver struck the bicyclist. The bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital.
Authorities later found the Spanaway man and his pickup truck at a nearby address.
The driver did not sustain any injuries.
The Washington State Patrol is still investigating the cause.