Six people were killed in a severe Diamond Bar car accident.
Authorities say that the crash was caused by a wrong-way driver who had her license reinstated only a few days before the accident.
CBS Los Angeles reports that 21-year-old Oliva Culbreath drove her Chevy Camaro the wrong way on the 60 Freeway. Culbreath’s car hit a 1998 Ford Explorer shortly before 5 a.m. on Sunday. That car was then hit by a 2006 Ford Freestyle.
Authorities accuse Culbreath of being drunk and speeding at the time of the fatal car accident. The accident killed five females and one male according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.
MyFoxLA reports that Culbreath was arrested on suspicion of felony manslaughter but that the young driver remains in serious condition at USC Medical Center.
According to ABC News, Culbreath had at least one prior DUI conviction from 2010. Initial reports indicate the Culbreath was speeding around 100 mph at the time of the accident.
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