Man arrested on DUI charges after hitting biker in Oroville

A man was arrested on DUI charges after hitting a biker in Oroville and sending them to the hospital.

Posted: May 20, 2019 11:44 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. - A man was arrested on DUI charges after hitting a biker in Oroville and sending them to the hospital.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 3:43 a.m. on May 18, on State Route 162, near Gold Country Casino & Hotel. 

The suspect, 29-year-old Ricardo Gutierrez, was driving a 2004 Audi and hit 30-year-old Jenny Mason, who was riding her bike. She was transported to the hospital with major injuries. 

Authorities said Gutierrez was under the influence at the time of the crash and was arrested on felony DUI charges. 

The passenger in the car, 24-year-old Cody Sheer, was not arrested. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates. 

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