22 Year Old Woman Hits and Kills Cyclist, Arrested for DUI

Posted By Thomas V. Wallin || 22-Feb-2011

A 22-year-old woman from Newport Coast has been arrested and booked on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter as well as driving under the influence after she hit a cyclist.

A middle-aged man was enjoying a bike ride along San Joaquin Road in Corona Del Mar when the young woman hit him at around 6pm Monday night.The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Corona Del Mar Today states that although the crash remains under investigation, the woman appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and has been booked with bail set at $100,000.

As avid cyclists, our DUI defense law office sends our condolences to the family and friends of the cyclist. If you have been in a DUI-related accident, contact our Orange County DUI Attorneys today to find out how we can help you.