YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — A 6-year-old boy is dead and four people are injured after a driver suspected of DUI hit the victims’ vehicle and sent it tumbling down an embankment on Interstate 5 in Woodland.

The driver, 34-year-old Shane M. Carlyle of Sacramento, is facing vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges.

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Just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, a 2004 Nissan pickup truck carrying five people — the driver and four other passengers, ages 10, 7, and two six-year-olds — was heading northbound on Interstate 5 at County Road 22 just outside of Woodland when the suspect, who was driving a 2006 BMW, came up from behind the Nissan at a high rate of speed and hit the Nissan, pushing off the road and down a large embankment where it came to rest in a field, according to a statement from the CHP Woodland Area Office.

One passenger in the Nissan, a 6-year-old boy, was killed. The driver suffered moderate injuries, and the three other passengers in the Nissan sustained major injuries and were taken by ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center.

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The driver of the BMW suffered minor injuries and was admitted to Kaiser Vacaville. He will be placed under arrest once he is released.

Lanes of Interstate 5 were closed as a result of the crash.

CHP said several vehicles were involved in the crash and one overturned.

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