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Suspected drunk driver crashes into man

May 9, 2008 6:36:48 AM PDT
A man is in critical condition after being hit by a car while checking on his own vehicle at about 10 p.m. Thursday.The victim's car had broken down, so he got out to check on it. A Toyota Sienna, driven by a suspected drunk driver, hit the victim at the westbound 10 Freeway at Robertson Boulevard.

The victim called a friend to help, who says he witnessed the Toyota hit the victim and throw him 40 feet over the side of the freeway.

He was taken to a nearby hospital.

The other driver was given a field sobriety test and taken into custody.

City News Service contributed to this story.


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