BWI: Bicyclist Charged With Drunk Driving

A bicyclist has been charged with drunk driving after being hit by a car Sunday night in Onslow County.

Robert Peterson of Richard Riggs Road was arrested by state troopers after they say he admitted to have been drinking alcohol Peterson was on his bike around 6:30 p.m. on the Belgrade-Swansboro Road when a car hit him from behind.

The man was taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital where the Highway Patrol says he was treated for minor injuries. We don't know what Peterson's blood-alcohol content is as troopers say blood was drawn and they don't have those results yet.

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