SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — Police arrested a 32-year-old man suspected of intentionally running down and injuring a motorcyclist Friday morning in Santa Rosa.
About 6 a.m., James Hover allegedly accelerated his car and hit a person sitting on a motorcycle under the West Ninth Street overpass — under Highway 101 near Morgan Street, police said.READ MORE: Antioch, Oakland Police Announce Arrests In Series Of Shootings Blamed On Gang War
The impact threw the motorcycle 30 feet away into a fence, police said. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at a hospital.READ MORE: Regulators Rebuke PG&E For Neglect In Reducing Wildfire Risk
Hover, a transient from Santa Rosa, allegedly sped away from the scene and police found him about 10 a.m. Saturday. His car was also found.
He was booked on suspicion of attempted murder into Sonoma County Jail.MORE NEWS: Clayton Man Pleads Guilty To Online Child Exploitation
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