ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) – A driver suspected of fleeing the scene after hitting and killing a bicyclist in Aliso Viejo early Wednesday morning has been arrested.

(CBS2)

The collision occurred at 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Woods Canyon and Westridge drives. The bicyclist, later identified as Michael David Tomlinson, was crossing the street when he was struck by a car, which sped away, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department reports.

A witnessed rendered first aid at the scene and Tomlinson was then rushed by ambulance to a hospital, where he died.

Tomlinson’s widow told CBSLA’s Michele Gile she saw her husband’s mangled bike on social media and immediately drove to the scene, only to found out he’d been killed.

Rogelio Martinez Cuin was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect’s Volvo was located a short distance away and the driver was detained, the sheriff’s department said.

Authorities later identified the driver as Rogelio Martinez Cuin. He was booked for felony hit and run.

Comments
  1. Warren Lew says:

    Please help us support the victim’s family through this terrible time. We’ve helped them to set up the go fund me link below:
    http://www.gofundme.com/mike-tomlinson

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s