PASADENA (AP) — Pasadena authorities say a woman jogging with a group along the Rose Parade route before dawn was hit by a car piloted by an alleged drunken driver, who fled but was arrested several blocks away.
Police Lt. Kelly Evans says the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday along a stretch of Colorado Boulevard closed to vehicle traffic for the parade.READ MORE: Goldstein Investigates: Dozens Of Fire Safety Violations Reported at LAX
The victim was hospitalized in serious condition with head injuries.
The driver of the car, 40-year-old Yuki Horne of Los Angeles was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving. It wasn’t immediately known if Horne has an attorney.READ MORE: CHP Reports 2 More Possible Shooting Incidents On 91 Freeway In Corona
City News Service reports the victim had been jogging with a group called Godfather Sean’s Rose Parade Run, which has run the parade route annually for 14 years.
(© Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Woman Punches Would-Be Car Thief, Chases Him Down Corona Street