Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle In Upper Arlington
The intersection of Kenny and McCoy roads was closed Sunday afternoon after a bicyclist was struck by a car.
Upper Arlington police tell 10TV that a male bicyclist was struck from behind by a Lincoln sedan in the intersection. The cyclist was identified as 55-year-old Steve Wartenberg who is a Columbus Dispatch business writer and avid cyclist.
The Dispatch reports Wartenberg is in critical condition at Riverside Hosptial.
Police identified the driver as 30-year-old Andrew Scott Inglis.
Roger Baker said he was driving east on Mccoy Road at the time of the accident when he said he noticed Inglis wasn't stopping, so he followed the car.
“I pulled in and pinned him against the curb took a picture of his license plate and I just told him if you don't go back buddy, you're going to be going to jail for a long time,” said Baker.
He said when they returned to the scene he started to question the driver about what he'd done.
“I said, 'do you know what you hit?' He said 'something off the back of a truck.' I said 'you hit a person! What? I hit a person? I said you hit a person'," said Baker.
Baker said the driver appeared unfazed by the crash.
“You could tell when you talk to him something wasn't right," said Baker.
Police have charged Inglis with operating a vehicle while impaired.
10TV has learned Inglis was recently charged with another OVI stemming from an incident on October 17.
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