CHEEKTOWAGA, NY-- A bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a car early Friday morning.

The accident happened on Richard Drive around 2am. Investigators say the victim was hit at a high rate of speed.

The driver of the vehicle, Paul Hintermeier, 36, of Cheektowaga, was charged with vehicular assault, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and other charges.

Bail for Hintermeier is set at $100,000. He is scheduled to return to court on August 16.