DUI driver critically injures pedestrian
June 20, 2015
A Los Osos man was allegedly drunk when he crashed into a pedestrian in San Luis Obispo who was walking in a crosswalk Friday night.
Shortly before 6 p.m., Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was making a turn onto Higuera Street from Broad Street when he hit Alvino Figueroa, 89, of Redlands. Emergency personnel transported Figueroa to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition on Saturday.
Officers arrested Whittinghill for felony DUI and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail. He has since been released on bail.