By The Argus-Press
Friday, November 20, 2009 10:03 AM EST
OWOSSO – Police arrested a 44-year-old Owosso man after he allegedly struck a bicyclist with his vehicle and then fled the scene Sunday night.
Witnesses contacted police with a description of the vehicle and license plate number and the suspect was arrested less than a mile from the scene in Caledonia Township by the Corunna Police Department, according to Owosso Police Department Det. Sgt. Kurt Moffit.
Police said a 45-year-old Owosso man was riding his bike near the 300 block of E. Corunna Avenue and was struck about 10 p.m.
A 44-year-old Owosso man was the driver of the vehicle. A 46-year-old Owosso man was a passenger. Moffit said the driver had a blood alcohol content of .08.
The victim was transported to Memorial Healthcare for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver has been charged with Operating While Intoxicated and leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident.