Viral Video Helps Police Make Cycling Hit-and-run Arrest

An accident filmed from a cyclist’s handlebars that was viewed more than 100,000 times online has enabled Police in America to arrest the hit-and-run driver.

The video showed two cyclist being knocked off their bikes by a black Acura, but rather than stopping to help the driver speeds off.

An accident filmed from a cyclist’s handlebars that was viewed more than 100,000 times online has enabled Police in America to arrest the hit-and-run driver.

The video showed two cyclist being knocked off their bikes by a black Acura, but rather than stopping to help the driver speeds off.

The car was then reported by the owner as stolen on the same day to try and help cover his actions.

The video footage was slowed down using specialist Police software which enabled them to read the registration plate of the car that knocked the two riders down.

Luckily both cyclists were wearing appropriate safety gear and escaped the accident with only minor injuries.

“This investigation included review of the video, as well as action on a number of investigative leads,” said a member of the team investigating the accident.

“Due to the ongoing, active nature of the investigation, we are not at this time able to share or confirm specific information regarding our efforts,” he added.

You can view the video below:

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