A Fairfield man in is the hospital with life-threatening injuries today after he was struck by a driver who was under the influence.
Officers responded to a call at 8:50 p.m. of a collision involving a pedestrian being hit by an SUV on East Tabor Avenue. The victim, a 61-year-old male whose name has not been released, was struck by the vehicle while crossing the street.
The driver, 40-year-old Hamu Kalibi from Fairfield, stopped and remained and the scene.
The victim was transported to a local trauma center with life-threatening injuries. His identity is being withheld pending family notification. Kalibi was arrested for felony driving under the influence causing injury.