A 31-year-old suspected drunk driver was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured a motorcyclist in East Village, according to San Diego police.
Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday to Market and 13th streets, where a 68-year-old man on a motorcycle was struck from behind by a Ford Mustang while waiting for a red light at the intersection, according to Officer Robert Heims.
The motorcyclist was taken to a nearby hospital with a broken leg.
“A short time later, police received a radio call of a crash at 17th Street and Island Avenue. The vehicle crashed into a tree and parked car,” Heims said, noting that the two incidents occurred about five blocks apart.
“The police responded and determined this was the same vehicle involved with the crash at Market Street.”
The suspect, Lance Winsaft, was arrested on felony hit-and-run and DUI charges, Heims said.
— City News Service
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