Published: Jul 17, 2014 5:00 PM EDT

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a vehicle versus bicycle crash at around noon today. The crash happened at the intersection of Old U.S. 41 and Sandy Hollow Lane.

A gray Nissan Altima collided into a elderly man on a bike trying to cross the road. The driver of the grey Nissan fled the scene and the bicyclist was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert.

Detectives are looking for a possible witness to the crash by the name of Maria Hernandez. She is 42 years old and lives in Bonita Springs.

Any others that may have witnessed the crash or have any further information is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit at (239) 477-1000.