Driver who killed pedestrian suspected of DUI

The driver accused of killing a pedestrian and injuring several others in a violent crash near a school is suspected of driving under the influence.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. on 59th Place near Heliotrope Avenue, according to the sheriff's department.

The pedestrians were taken to a hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available. The driver was also taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries and to have blood drawn as part of the crash investigation.

Investigators at the scene say the suspected driver fled the scene after the crash and was arrested a short time later.

No names have been released and the investigation is still on-going.