Boyle Heights -- Tips from the public led to the arrest Tuesday of a 23-year-old driver who allegedly struck and injured a bicyclist on Whittier Boulevard and fled the scene.

The arrest of Luis Rayaflores came a day after police released surveillance of the head-on collision, which occurred about 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Whittier near Calzona Street.

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