Bicyclist killed in Newport Beach crash, driver arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run
A bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle in Newport Beach Sunday morning, and the driver suspected of hitting him was arrested on suspicion of homicide and hit-and-run.
The crash was reported at about 8:30 a.m. on Jamboree Road at Bayview Way, Newport Beach police officials said in a news release. Bystanders were tending to the man who was hit when officers arrived, but he died at the scene.
The bicyclist was later identified as Randon William Cintron, 43, of Costa Mesa, Orange County Sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Steinle said.
The driver allegedly left without stopping to help the victim, police said. She was detained less than 2 miles away, near Corona Del Mar High School, and arrested.
She was identified as Adriana Bernal, 36, of Anaheim by Costa Mesa police. She was held in lieu of over $1 million bail as of Tuesday, according to inmate records.
Additional information about the crash was not immediately released.
City News Service contributed to this report.
11:18 a.m. Sept. 12, 2022: This story has been updated to include the name of the person who died.