LOS ANGELES (TCD) -- A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly driving his SUV into opposing traffic on a major freeway and striking another vehicle. The collision killed his girlfriend and injured their four children.
The Los Angeles Fire Department announced Thursday that they were responding to a multi-vehicle collision on the eastbound 101 freeway near the 405 freeway. The Fire Department wrote there were "at least 6 patients, with 1 trapped." In an updated statement, the Los Angeles Fire Department said one of the patients died. One adult and four juveniles were transported to a nearby hospital.
KTLA-TV reports Cesar Iban Torres' 2003 white Lincoln Navigator crashed into a big rig. According to KTLA, which cites a California Highway Patrol collision report, the big rig "attempted to avoid a collision but could not due to the 2003 Lincoln’s erratic driving."