RIO VISTA (CBS13) – A 19-year-old Antioch resident has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after a deadly crash in San Joaquin County.
The crash happened around 4 a.m. Sunday on Highway 12, near the Mokelumne River Bridge between Rio Vista and the community of Terminous.READ MORE: Betty White's Love Of Animals Fuels Social Media Fundraising Trend Felt Locally
According to California Highway Patrol’s Stockton division, officers found a car had gone off the north shoulder and crashed into a lamp post. Two passengers, who officers say weren’t wearing seatbelts, were ejected in the crash.READ MORE: Homeowner Shot By Suspected Burglar In North Highlands Dies
One of those passengers was pronounced dead at the scene by medics. The other was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
The driver, 19-year-old Ainise Taimani, has been arrested. Officers say Taimani was driving drunk at the of the crash.MORE NEWS: Fire Breaks Out At Home In Ceres
Authorities have not released the names of the two passengers.