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Motorcyclist suspected of DUI strikes, injures pedestrian in Pacific Beach

SDPD officers investigate a suspected DUI crash involving a motorcycle rider and pedestrian early Sunday in Pacific Beach.
San Diego police officers investigate a suspected DUI crash involving a motorcycle rider and pedestrian early Sunday in Pacific Beach.
(OnScene TV)

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday on Mission Boulevard south of Grand Avenue, where the victim was crossing the street midblock

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A motorcyclist suspected of driving under the influence struck and seriously injured a pedestrian early Sunday morning in Pacific Beach, according to San Diego police.

It happened a few minutes before 2 a.m. as the victim, a 25-year-old man, crossed Mission Boulevard south of Grand Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk and into the path of the rider, San Diego police Officer Sarah Foster said.

The victim sustained serious internal injuries, including a bruised liver, but the wounds were not expected to be life-threatening, Foster said. Paramedics took him to a hospital.

The motorcycle rider was not injured, Foster said. Footage from OnScene TV showed police officers administering sobriety tests before arresting him.

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