MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) -- A Middletown man is under arrest after police say he hit a bicyclist while driving drunk.
Middletown police arrested 32 year-old Jacob Volez Friday night on West Main Road near the Applebee's. Volez was allegedly driving drunk when he hit a 36 year-old man who was riding a bike.
The victim suffered serious injuries in the crash and was hospitalized.
Police say Volez smelled strongly of alcohol, had difficulty standing and ultimately failed a field sobriety test. According to a police report, after he was taken back to police headquarters he registered a blood alcohol content of .251 and .252 on two chemical tests.
Volez was charged with DUI, injury resulting.
There was no word Saturday afternoon on the victim's condition.
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