Rialto, CA- Bicyclist Struck By Car And Killed In Suspected DUI Crash On North Riverside Avenue
A bicyclist was struck by a car and killed in a suspected DUI crash on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Rialto, CA. The victim was identified as a 34-year old male resident of Riverside. Responding officers and paramedics found the said man lying dead on the roadway at around 6:52 pm on the 3300 block of North Riverside Avenue. The driver of the vehicle that struck the victim was identified as John Godinez, 32, a Hesperia resident. He was driving a silver Toyota Solara at a high speed going northbound on Riverside Avenue close to the road’s intersection with Industrial Drive. Godinez then immediately struck the bicyclist who was going westbound along Industrial Drive. The bicyclist died on the spot at the accident site after succumbing to severe injuries. Godinez and the passenger in his vehicle sustained minor injuries. They were taken to the hospital so that they could be treated. Godinez was arrested and booked in a Rancho Cucamonga jail under a DUI charge, according to the police.
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