SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A 29-year-old Antelope man is under arrest on suspicion of DUI after a head-on crash late Monday night.
California Highway Patrol says, a little before 12 p.m., a driver apparently tried to overtake another driver along Elkhorn Boulevard near East Levee Road. The overtaking driver then crashed head-on into a van headed the other direction.READ MORE: Highway 50 Temporarily Reopened Monday, Full Reopening Expected Tuesday
The crash sent the sedan ricocheting into the other sedan as well as a pickup truck that was behind the van.READ MORE: Vehicle Drives Into Building In Sacramento
Medics quickly arrived, but CHP says the driver of the van – a 50-year-old man from Woodland – was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers have identified the sedan driver as 29-year-old Antelope resident Amardeep Singh. He was booked into Sacramento County Jail after being treated for injuries at Mercy San Juan Medical Center.MORE NEWS: Suspicious Bag At Mountain House High Did Not Contain Explosives, Authorities Say
Singh is facing several charges, including DUI causing death and gross vehicular manslaughter.