SAN JOSE (AP) — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and reckless driving after he drove a car into a bicyclist and fled, police said.
Culliver was driving a white Ford Mustang just before 10:30 a.m. Friday when he hit the cyclist Friday morning near downtown San Jose, city police spokesman Albert Morales said. The bicyclist wasn’t seriously hurt, he said.
A witness followed the Culliver, 25, who also drove into the car of the witness, Morales said, and that vehicle blocked the suspect’s car until police arrived and arrested Culliver.
After searching the suspect’s car, the authorities found illegal brass knuckles and booked him into Santa Clara County Jail for felony hit and run, felony reckless driving with injury, felony possession of brass knuckles, misdemeanor hit and run and misdemeanor driving on a suspended license.
49ers re-sign cornerback Cox on one-year deal
SANTA CLARA (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed cornerback Perrish Cox to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deal Friday. In a whirlwind two months last season, the three-year veteran went from San Francisco, to playing for Seattle and back to the 49ers — then participating in all but one defensive snap in a 23-20 wild-card playoff win at Green Bay in January.
The 27-year-old Cox appeared in nine regular-season games and all three postseason contests for the 49ers, and two games for the Seahawks. He had five total tackles between the NFC West rivals.