Driver Goes the Wrong Way on the 60, Killing 6


A driver went the wrong way on the 60 Freeway early this morning, allegedly killing six people and injuring at least one other.

The driver, 21-year-old Fontana resident Olivia Culbreath, went east on the westbound Pomona Freeway north of Diamond Bar Blvd., with the multivehicle crash taking place at 4:50 a.m, California Highway Patrol said. Culbreath was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving and felony manslaughter, and was being treated at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center for a fractured femur and ruptured bladder, according to CHP Officer Jennifer Cassidy.

Four fatalities were initially reported, while two more died later at UCI Medical Center. Four women and two men died in the crash. An investigation into the crash was still ongoing.

Both sides of the 60 were shut down in the crash area, with the westbound 60 closed for hours. CHP says to avoid the 60 westbound around Diamond Bar today.

UPDATE: The CHP lifted the Sigalert on the 60 at around 1:15 p.m. today, KTLA reported.