Houston Crash: Cyclist flies through the air after crashing into car in Southwest Houston

 Houston police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Southwest Houston involving a bicyclist. 

Police responded to the intersection of Houston Avenue and Winter Street around 9:15pm and found a man who was riding his bicycle critically injured.

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According to a witness at the scene, the man was riding southbound in the #1 lane when a white sedan hit the bicycle, sending the man flying.

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Police say the driver did not stop and continued on after hitting the man. Medical responders were at the scene and took the man to the local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

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According to officials, hit-and-run investigators are gathering evidence and looking over security camera footage and interviewing witnesses.