Glendora Motorcyclist In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Alleged DUI Driver

Photo by Zak Bushey.

A 65-year-old man is still listed in critical condition hours after being rear-ended by a possible drunk driver Sunday night, police said.

The rider, a Glendora resident, was flown to County/USC Medical Center for treatment. The alleged DUI driver, 72-year-old Clarence Calhoun of Monrovia, was arrested and booked on suspicion of DUI resulting in injury and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater causing bodily injury.

The collision occurred around 5:18 p.m.

Both the rider and Calhoun were westbound on Foothill Boulevard approaching Galanto Avenue. The rider slowed down to turn right onto Galanto when Calhoun, in his Nissan Pathfinder, rear-ended the Harley Davidson he was on, said Lt. Matt Williams of Glendora Police.

Photo by Zak Bushey.

Photo by Zak Bushey.

The intersection of Foothill and Galanto was shut down for several hours, Williams said, while officers conducted an investigation. The westbound No. 2 lane of Foothill Boulevard remains closed Williams said.

Calhoun is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. He is scheduled for an appearance at the West Covina Courthouse December 15.

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