This story has been updated to include details from the collision.
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — Authorities arrested a suspected DUI driver after a crash that killed a 22-year-old Antioch man and injured four other people Sunday morning on the Bay Bridge.
The crash was reported around 2:55 a.m. on westbound Interstate Highway 80 on the bridge just west of Treasure Island.
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The two-car collision was reported shortly before 3 a.m., when a 2007 Infiniti M45 sedan slowed down due to possible mechanical problems and was rear-ended by a 2014 Nissan Frontier pickup truck, the California Highway Patrol said.
The wreck occurred on westbound Interstate Highway 80 on the bridge just west of Treasure Island. The man who died was in the rear seat of the Infiniti, along with another passenger, a 21-year-old man who was hospitalized with major injuries.
A 22-year-old woman in the front passenger seat also suffered major injuries, the CHP said. The driver of the Infiniti, a 22-year-old San Francisco woman, was hospitalized and later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the CHP. The driver of the Nissan, a 36-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized.
All lanes were temporarily closed on the bridge until about 4 a.m., when the far left lane reopened, CHP officials said. All lanes were open by 5:20 a.m.
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