The Fayette County Coroner said Randolph Scott, 71, of Lexington, died of multiple blunt force trauma at UK Hospital, where he was airlifted following the accident.
The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said Scott was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle north on US 25 outside of London on Wednesday around 6:00 p.m., when the driver of a Dodge Neon, believed to be a woman, pulled into his path off of Hazel Patch Road.
Investigators said Scott collided with the car and was thrown from his motorcycle.
The driver got out of the car and took off running into nearby woods and had not be found as of this writing, according to investigators.
Investigators said criminal charges were expected against the driver of the car.
Anyone with information that could help investigators find the driver, call the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at 606-864-6600 or the London City Police at 606-878-7004 or 606-878-7000.
Callers can remain anonymous.