Driver Arrested for OWI After Hitting Bicyclist
A 45-year-old man allegedly struck a bicyclist while under the influence in the 8100 block of S. 13th St. Tuesday afternoon.
A driver struck a bicyclist in the 8100 block of S. 13th St. Tuesday afternoon and was taken into custody for operating while intoxicated.
According to an Oak Creek police report, a 45-year-old man made a left turn from W. Willow Drive onto southbound S. 13th Street, but did not see a 25-year-old man riding his bike southbound in the northbound lanes.
The bicyclist was awake and breathing when police arrived about 3:25 p.m., but was taken to Aurora St. Luke's South Shore to be evaluated.
Police found the driver to be intoxicated and arrested him for OWI-causing injury, according to the report. He was also cited for inattentive driving.
His vehicle sustained minor damage.