Motorcyclist struck by driver suspected of driving drunk

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries on Saturday evening, May 31st on Milwaukee's north side.

It happened just after 9:00 p.m.

Police say a 22-year-old motorcyclist was traveling southbound on N. 76th St. when he was struck by a vehicle making a left turn onto W. Winfield. The striking vehicle fled the scene but was located a short time later by police.

The driver of the striking auto, a 20-year-old man, was taken into custody under suspicion of operating while intoxicated.

The victim was taken to a hospital for his serious injuries.