The Latest – Saturday, March 26
One man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a four-car crash Friday night left six people injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP officials said a 37-year-old man was driving a Tesla Model 3 fast going north on Hazel Avenue south of Winding Way before crashing into the back of a Hyundai Elantra in front of him.
Once struck, the Hyundai veered of the road and hit a metal light pole before crashing against a concrete wall. The 30-year-old female driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment.
After making contact with the Hyundai, the Tesla driver swerved into the southbound lanes and crashed into a Toyota Prius head-on, according to CHP.
The Toyota was then struck from behind by a Ford Fusion carrying three people including a baby.
The 34-year-old man driving the Toyota suffered major injuries and was taken to Mercy San Juan Medical Center for treatment.
A 28-year-old man was driving the Ford and suffered moderate injuries. His two passengers, a 30-year-old woman and a 1-year-old child, suffered minor injuries the crash. All three were taken to Mercy San Juan Medical Center for treatment.
The driver of the Tesla suffered major injuries and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to CHP.
CHP said the crash is still under investigation.
Original story below.
FAIR OAKS, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said four vehicles were involved in a crash in Fair Oaks.
The crash happened on Hazel Avenue near Van Gogh Circle. According to Metro Fire, six people were taken to the hospital.
This is a developing story.