Bicyclist Suffers Critical Injuries on American River Parkway in Sacramento, DUI Driver Arrested
SACRAMENTO, CA (June 30, 2021) – The bicyclist sustained critical injuries after a DUI accident on the American River Parkway.
The accident happened around 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, in the 1700 block of Tribute Road, roughly in the area behind the Costco near Highway 160 and 80 Freeway. According to the Sacramento Police Department, a vehicle apparently drove through the bike trail gates to get onto the bike path when it collided into the bicyclist.
As a result, the bicyclist suffered severe injuries. Paramedics took the victim to a hospital in critical condition.
The male driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene. Investigators said he showed signs of intoxication.
Police arrested the suspect on a felony DUI and booked him into the Sacramento County Main Jail.
An investigation into this accident is ongoing.
Avoid bicycle accidents by paying attention to the road. Scan the roads when driving and prepare yourself to yield. Always manage your speed and follow traffic rules at all times.
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