TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A cyclist healing up in a hospital, has a question for the driver who ran him over---and kept going.
28 year old Brandon Ensign asks, “Why did you feel you had to leave right away after that because that could have been the end of my life."
Police are still looking for the hit and run driver so cold blooded he left Brandon Ensign bloodied and broken on a busy road where other drivers could have hit him as he laid there.
Now the cyclist and his friends are hoping maybe you saw something that will help investigators find and arrest that hit and run driver.
“The only thing I would really have to ask the person that hit me is just that could have been the end of my life.”
A hit and run driver left Brandon Ensign broken from head to toe with a brain injury, two broken eye sockets, a crushed pelvis and leg wounds.
He was on his bike, on a long ride to work. It was well before dawn when a driver ran him down just north of Wilmot and 5th.
So who could have seen the hit and run? The driver who did stop to help says he saw Brandon Ensign in the driveway that enters between two office buildings. So you have the two office buildings. You have drivers passing by, you have the neighborhood across the street. But hanging over all of that is the reality that the accident happened at a quiet time of day: 5:30 in the morning."
That was February 21. Brandon Ensign kept his own video journal of his struggles since then.
He was about to start a new job and get an apartment on his own. Those dreams broke with his bones.
In the journal he recorded on his phone he says, “I keep thinking about me, and why me and when's it gonna end?"
Friends have set up a GoFundMe account to help cover his medical costs.
He was about to graduate from the filmmaking program at the Art Institute of Tucson. Jorgiana Jake is his instructor.
She says “He's a tough guy so he will bounce back from it I'm sure but he's pushing those, the reality of it to the back of his head right now."
Tucson Police don't have much to help track down the driver. Maybe some white paint that stuck to the bike and a white chunk of debris that may have come from the car.
Brendan Lyons of the bike safety group, Look, Save a Life hopes this story will bring out witnesses, and bring out the driver's conscience. Anyone with information on the case should contact Tucson Police.
To the driver he says, “You almost took somebody's life and you left them on the side of the road for dead.”