LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (December 24, 2016) – A 17 year old bicyclist was severely injured after he was struck by a driver suspected of DUI on Imperial Avenue on Christmas Eve, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:40 pm on Imperial Avenue near South 47th Street. 61 year old Donnell Evans was driving a 2004 Chevrolet sedan eastbound on Imperial Avenue when he struck a 17 year old bicyclist traveling northbound in the crosswalk of 47th Street.
Responding medical professionals rushed the cyclist to a hospital with severe head injuries. Donnell Evans was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Any motorist injured in a traffic accident at the hands of a negligent driver will be subject to a bodily injury claim,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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