APD seeks public’s help in finding Airport Road hit-and-run suspect

Full announcement from the Asheville Police Department:

On 06/28/2012 at 2150 hrs Asheville Police received a call of a cyclist struck by vehicle on Airport Road. Marlon Dewayne Cleghorn was traveling south east on Airport Rd in the far right lane, on his bicycle. An unknown vehicle struck Cleghorn from behind and left the scene. Traffic Safety Unit was called out due to Cleghorn’s injuries. Cleghorn was transported to Mission Hospital where he is in serious but stable condition. Evidence left at the scene, indicated the suspect vehicle may possibly be a BMW. Investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information that would help identify the suspect please call the Asheville Police Department Traffic Safety Unit at (828) 251-4089 or call Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.


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