Woman charged with DWI after Marine hit on bicycle

Published: Jul. 12, 2020 at 6:50 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 13, 2020 at 5:16 PM EDT
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NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - A woman has been charged with DWI after a colliding with a bicyclist Sunday morning in New Bern.

New Bern police have charged Sanna Suarez, 46, with driving while impaired and driving left of center after the crash that happened shortly before 11:00 a.m. near Landscape Drive and Watercrest Loop in Carolina Colours.

The cyclist, Alex McGraw, of New Bern, was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center. Police say the 32-year-old man is a Marine stationed at Cherry Point.

Police say their investigation into the crash is continuing.


A Marine in our state has been hospitalized after he was hit by a car while riding a bike in New Bern on Sunday morning.

According to the New Bern Police Department, the accident happened at Watercrest Loop and Landscape Drive in the Carolina Colours neighborhood shortly before 11 a.m.

Police say the man is in his mid-30s, and a Marine with Cherry Point.

He was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center but his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

No circumstances surrounding the accident were made available. Police say it is still under investigation.

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