VACAVILLE (CBS SF) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 80 was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a fatal collision early Saturday in Vacaville, authorities said.
The crash was reported at 1:28 a.m. on eastbound I-80, near the Vacaville Premium Outlets and the junction of Interstate 505, California Highway Patrol Officer Miguel Camarena said.READ MORE: Bacon May Disappear From San Francisco Bay Area Breakfast Menus
The man driving the wrong way and the driver of the other car were both taken to a hospital but the person in the other car, whose name was not released, died from injuries suffered in the crash, Camarena said.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed Crossing Kirker Pass Road In Concord
There were no passengers in either car and no other injuries were reported.
Authorities said alcohol played a factor in the crash and arrested the wrong-way driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.MORE NEWS: Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding Wrong-Way On I-580 In Oakland
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