Bicyclist Dead, Driver Arrested after DUI Accident near Admiralty Drive

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (August 12, 2022) – Tuesday, Timothy John Briley was killed and Barbara Front was arrested after a DUI crash on PCH.

The incident happened around 6:00 p.m., on the southbound lanes of PCH just north of Admiralty Drive.

According to reports, Briley was riding an electric bicycle northbound on Pacific Coast Highway when he was struck by a Toyota RAV4, driven by Front.

Emergency crews arrived and transported the cyclist to a local hospital for further treatment of life-threatening injuries. However, medics later pronounced 42-year-old Briley, of Huntington Beach dead at the hospital.

Meanwhile, 70-year-old Front stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. She was later arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence at 7:40 p.m.

Crews also closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Timothy John Briley.

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