OCEANSIDE, CA – A motorcyclist went to a trauma center Monday after an alleged DUI driver struck him on a highway in Oceanside, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The incident happened just before 6:15 p.m. on the eastbound side of SR-76 near Benet Road, which is between Canyon Drive and Foussat Road.
Medics transported the male motorcyclist to the hospital with serious injuries.
Authorities arrested the 67-year-old driver of the vehicle on a charge of driving under the influence.
A full investigation is underway.
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