SAN MARCOS — A 13-year-old boy riding his bike was hospitalized after being struck by a hit and run driver in San Marcos, authorities said.
The collision happened Monday night at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Capalina Road and Hollenbeck Road, sheriff’s deputies said.
Witnesses who came to the boy’s aid provided a description of the truck and its license number, leading to the driver’s arrest moments later.
Deputies arrested the 22-year-old man on suspicion of felony drunk driving causing injury and felony hit and run with injury, according to the sheriff’s department.
The boy suffered a broken hand and injuries to his face and upper body, but none were life-threatening.