A suspected DUI driver has been arrested after authorities stated he crashed into the again of a pick-up truck on Interstate 40, inflicting a rollover that killed the truck’s passenger and injured the motive force.
William Inexperienced — a 49-year-old Bullhead Metropolis, Arizona resident — was booked into county jail on suspicion of two counts of driving below the affect inflicting bodily damage.
The crash occurred Thursday night time on eastbound Interstate 40 close to the Desert Oasis Relaxation Space in Newberry Springs.
Inexperienced was driving a Chevrolet Uplander at a “excessive fee of velocity” on the freeway when he “allowed the car to collide into the rear” of the Ford F-150 in entrance of him, the California Freeway Patrol stated.
The collision brought on each Inexperienced’s car and the Ford to overturn. They ended up within the filth middle divider. A passenger within the Ford — solely recognized as a 69-year-old man from Hacienda Heights — was not sporting a seatbelt, officers stated.
He was ejected from the truck and died on the scene.
Emergency personnel took the motive force of the Ford — a 53-year-old man from Arcadia who suffered average accidents — to Arrowhead Regional Medical Heart in Colton.
Officers stated Inexperienced “exhibited goal indicators/signs of alcohol impairment” when approached by a CHP officer who performed a DUI check and positioned him below arrest.
Reserving information present he was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail and is scheduled to look in court docket Monday.
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