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Pomona freeway crash kills 6: Wrong-way driver suspected DUI

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A Pomona freeway crash killed six people when a driver traveling the wrong-way on the highway crashed head-on with another vehicle. At least three people were ejected from the two car accident during the impact and four of the six deceased were dead on the scene when first responders arrived, according to WSFA 12 local news on Feb. 10.

The driver of the wrong-way car, 21-year-old Oliva Culbreath of Fontana, survived this crash and was pulled from the twisted metal of what once was her bright red Camaro. She is in critical condition at the hospital.

Police arrested her for suspicion of being under the influence and manslaughter. Witnesses who called the crash into 911 told police dispatchers that Culbreath's red Camaro was traveling at about 100 mph.

Four people died at the accident scene and two died at the hospital, it is believed that one of the dead is the sister of Culbreath. Two of the deceased were Culbreath's passengers, who died at the scene, both were 24-year-old women, one was from Chino and the other was from Rialto.

Culbreath's Camaro smashed head-on with a Ford Exlporer, it is unclear what car the remaining four deceased were riding in at this time, according to Fox News. The accident happened at about 4:40 a.m.in Diamond Bar on the westbound side of the Pomona Freeway, also called State Route 60. Evidence that alcohol was a factor in this crash was collected from Culbreath's vehicle at the site.

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