In the News: Driver faces attempted murder charges for alleged intentional crash

Alamar Houston is accused of purposefully crashing his car into three cyclists in two separate incidents outside of Sacramento, California

The Sacramento Bee reports that Alamar Houston was arraigned Thursday on two counts of attempted murder, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon (a vehicle), and felony driving under the influence of drugs, according to the California Highway Patrol. He is charged with intentionally crashing a car into three cyclists in two separate incidents.

Cyclist Donald Dumaine, 51, suffered minor scrapes when he was pushed off his bike by a 2015 Hyundai police said was driven by Houston, 38. Dumaine said the vehicle pulled close to his side before pushing him off the road, between West Sacramento and Clarksburg, California.

Minutes after Dumaine was struck, Houston allegedly hit two teenage cyclists on purpose as well.