MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 22-year-old man is facing felony charges after he hit and killed a motorcyclist in Midvale back in June.
Cesar Joen Rivera was charged Tuesday with second-degree felony DUI enhanced automobile homicide after the June 2 crash which happened near 7200 South State Street when Rivera was driving his vehicle north in the southbound lanes.
Rivera struck 81-year-old Albert Higginson of Midvale who died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Rivera also struck another car during the incident. The driver of that car was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Rivera was additionally charged with drug possession and driving on the wrong side of the road.
Below are the total of drugs and alchol found in Rivera’s bloodwork.