FREMONT (CBS SF) — One man was arrested, three people were dead and an infant and four others injured in a multiple-vehicle crash that shut down all lanes of northbound Interstate 880 overnight, authorities said.
CHP Officer Manuel Leal said the five-vehicle collision that occurred around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-880 near Stevenson Boulevard.
The three who died have initially been identified as a female adult, a young adult in their teens and a juvenile. Two of the victims have been identified as 9-year-old Brooke Limas and 14-year-old Christy Limas. All three victims are Manteca residents, authorities say.
Five others were taken to a local hospital, Leal said, including an infant who was in critical condition.
Leal said a man who was driving a white Toyota Camry was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana. He has been identified as 21-year-old San Jose resident Dang Nguyen Hai Tran.
He was reportedly driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed prior to the collision.
The accident remains under investigation.