A young man riding a scooter on a sidewalk was fatally hit by a vehicle Friday in the University Park area of Los Angeles.

The man in his mid-20s was injured about 5 a.m. near Adams Boulevard and Flower Street, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Information was not immediately available on his identity.

Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Officers detained the motorist, who may have been driving while impaired, and the investigation was continuing, according to the LAPD.

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