VENTURA (KTLA) -- A hit-and-run driver struck three bicyclists, killing one of them, before being arrested by police at his home in Ventura Thusday night.
Authorities have identified the suspect only as a 49-year-old man who was driving a Hummer. He was involved in three accidents along Telegraph Road, but failed to stop in each case.
In the first, he struck two bicyclists -- a mother and daughter, according to police. Fortunately, the victims did not suffer serious injuries.
The suspect then hit another vehicle, with a family of three inside. They also escaped serious injury.
The suspect continued on and struck a third bicyclist. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was killed.
A witness started following the hit-and-run driver and called 911.
Police met the suspect as he arrived at his home in the 100 block of Kennedy Avenue.
He initially refused to get out of his vehicle, police said.
Officers opened a rear hatch and sent a dog inside.
They were finally able to pull the man out of the car and take him into custody.
He was taken to Ventura County Medical Center to be treated for undisclosed injuries.
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