(KRON) — California Highway Patrol officers responded to a car collision involving a wrong-way-driver that killed one passenger early Saturday morning on Highway 24.
The incident happened around 2:00 a.m. Police say a Mercedes Benz traveling westbound on the eastbound side of Shattuck Avenue crashed into a Sedan with five occupants inside.
A female passenger in the Sedan was pronounced dead and the remaining four were transported to a hospital with major injuries. The suspect was also taken to a hospital, officials reported.
When units arrived on scene, they saw the Benz driver running on foot. CHP immediately searched for the driver with assistance from a K-9 unit. Officials took the suspect into custody. Alcohol is expected to be a factor in the incident.
No further information was provided.