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Suspected DUI driver, 78, arrested after crashing into bicyclists in Imperial Beach

A suspected disabled driver was arrested Tuesday night after his pickup crashed into a woman and her child as they were crossing an Imperial Beach road by bicycle, officials said.

The mother suffered serious injuries and was reported in stable condition at the hospital, the Sheriff’s Department said. The child was slightly injured.

The 78-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Silvarado on 11th Street when he collided with two cyclists while crossing the road on Fern Avenue shortly before 8:15 p.m., sheriff’s officials said.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and went to jail.

Staff writer Karen Kucher contributed to this report.

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