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CHP Finds Bicyclist Was Intoxicated: Not Hit By Vehicle

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Mokelumne Hill, Ca — Shortly after three o´clock this afternoon, the CHP received a report of a collision between a vehicle and a bicyclist on Hwy 26 in Mokelumne Hill.

CHP Officer Jaimie Castillo says that when law enforcement arrived on scene they found that the accident was caused by the rider´s intoxication, rather than another vehicle.

The bicyclist has been airlifted to a hospital in Modesto, and Castillo says a complaint will be filed with the District Attorney´s Office. Castillo says the name of the bicyclist will not be released until Friday morning.

Written by BJ Hansen