Bicyclist Fatally Injured in Los Angeles Alleged DUI Crash on Adams Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 25, 2019) – A bicyclist died in a suspected DUI accident on Adams Boulevard on South Los Angeles on Saturday, November 23.
According to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Jon Pinto, the bicyclist moved westbound on Adams Boulevard near Cloverdale Avenue. Then a vehicle struck him at around 3 a.m.
The driver stayed at the scene and officers detained him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, said Pinto.
Authorities have not yet identified the deceased victim.
A video from the scene showed a damaged bicycle laying on the ground near a dark-colored sedan. The impact smashed the vehicle’s front windshield and the hood appeared badly caved in.
Officers said the area was well lit. They do not consider it particularly dangerous for cyclists.
The officer warned residents not to drive while intoxicated.
No additional information was available.
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