A 70-year-old man was taken to hospital with critical injuries after a hit and run Friday evening.

Police said the man was riding his bicycle on the northside of Yellowhead Trail, east of St. Albert Trail.

He was hit by an east bound vehicle, and suffered life threatening injuries.

EPS said the suspect vehicle may have damage to the right front side and a broken windshield.

They added that orange paint was also found at the scene that may have been from the suspect vehicle.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact EPS through their non-emergency line by calling, 780-423-4567.