Pacific Beach Drunk Driver Injures Elderly Man on Electric Bicycle

PACIFIC BEACH, CA (July 20, 2021) – Police arrested a drunk driver after a DUI crash on Grand Avenue that left an elderly man injured.

The incident happened late Friday night at the 1700 block of Grand Avenue, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Investigators later determined that the electric bike appeared to run out of gas as the elderly man crossed southbound Grand Avenue.

As a result, an eastbound 2016 Hyundai struck the 65-year-old man on the electric bicycle. Eventually, medical personnel transported the elderly patient to an area hospital with skull and pelvis fractures.

Subsequently, authorities arrested the 26-year-old driver for suspicion of drunk driving.

At this time, the identities of the involved parties remain unavailable.

The Pacific Beach Officials are encouraging anyone with information about the DUI crash on Grand Avenue to contact San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

If you have been injured in a DUI crash, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one the highest quality of legal representation. Their firm is dedicated to helping your bereaved family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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