DUI Suspect Critically Injures Woman in Torrance Bicycle Accident
On the evening of October 18, a man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs (DUI) after he struck a bicyclist in Torrance, leaving her critically injured.
According to officials, the bicycle accident occurred about 7:15 p.m. in the 22800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard.
A 2005 Dodge pickup truck was traveling southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard when it collided with the bicyclist in the number three lane, who appeared to be heading the same direction.
The victim, a 19-year-old woman, was transported to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.
Police arrested the pickup truck driver, a 24-year-old man, for driving under the influence of drugs.
The investigation is still ongoing at this time and police are encouraging any witnesses to come forward.