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Pedestrian Injured While Crossing Sunset Blvd. in Possible DUI Incident

Sun, Aug 06, 2017   By Staff   

The driver arrested on a charge of suspicion of driving while intoxicated. (Photo by Jacob Rogers / ANG News)

A man walking across Sunset Boulevard near Harper Avenue early this morning was hit by a car whose driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

The collision happened around 3 a.m. Deputies, who happened to be nearby, responded immediately and Sunset was closed for a while between the Chateau Marmont and its intersection with Sweetzer Avenue.

The pedestrian, who was pinned under the car, was taken by ambulance to the hospital and was determined to be in stable condition. The driver of the car also was taken to the hospital.

Injured pedestrian being removed from Sunset Boulevard accident scene. (Photo by Jacob Rogers / ANG News)

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