DUII Driver Hits Bicyclist

8-3 mugSPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say a DUII driver was arrested Saturday night for hitting a bicyclist.

It happened at 51st and Main St. at about 11 p.m. Police say 36-year-old Jake Walsh was driving a truck eastbound on Main St. when he hit a 15-year-old on his bike. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the bicyclist was apparently riding in circles, and the crosswalk flashers weren’t on.

Tests showed Walsh was under the influence of marijuana. He was taken to the Springfield Municipal Jail.

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