Irvine: Suspected DUI Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Electric Scooter Rider

09.06.2022 | 9:07 PM | IRVINE – A suspected DUI driver was arrested after colliding with an electric scooter rider, Tuesday night.

The collision occurred on Barranca Parkway near Red Hill Avenue when a black Hyundai sedan struck a person riding a MiniMotors Speedway Nano Pro around 9:07 PM.

Medics treated the rider at the scene before rushing them to an area hospital in unknown condition.

After a series of field sobriety tests the driver of the Hyundai was placed under arrest.

All eastbound lanes of Barranca Parkway were closed at Red Hill Avenue until further notice while authorities continued to investigate the crash.

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