FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) – A man is accused of driving his truck onto a Fullerton sidewalk overnight Friday and slamming into two pedestrians in retaliation for an altercation at a night club.
The situation began when four men got into a dispute at a night club in the area of Raymond and Ash avenues, Fullerton police report.
The altercation spilled onto the street as the men left the club. Witnesses told police one of them got behind the wheel of a black pickup, and at about 12:09 a.m. Saturday, drove it up onto a sidewalk, striking two of the other men. The pickup then fled.
The two victims were rushed to a local hospital with serious injuries.
About one hour after the collision, a truck matching the description of the suspect vehicle drove by the crime scene, police said.
Officers stopped the truck and arrested the driver, 31-year-old Humberto Hernandez-Lopez of Fullerton, on suspicion of attempted murder and driving under the influence.
The names of the two victims and the circumstances that precipitated the altercation were not confirmed.