According to KTLA, two people were killed and another was injured in a fatal car accident caused by a drunk driver on the 91 Freeway in Riverside on Friday, August 10, 2018.
The fatal car accident was reported around 1:47 a.m., when the drunk driver was reported to have been driving on the wrong side of the road – traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes.
As a result, the drunk driver collided head-on with another vehicle near the Central Avenue exit.
The driver and the passenger in the car that was struck by the wrong-way driver, both identified as females, died at the scene of the car accident.
Another passenger, identified as a man, sustained major injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
The drunk driver was found at the scene of the car accident and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The fatal car accident remains under investigation.
Our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers sends our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the two victims killed in the car accident. We also wish the other victim injured a speedy recovery.
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