PLEASANTON (CBS SF/BCN) — This past Valentine’s Day saw tragedy when a young woman died in a high-speed crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Kenia Hernandez Berber, 25, of San Leandro, died at Eden Medical Center following the crash around 4:50 p.m. just west of Foothill Road in Pleasanton, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau and the CHP.READ MORE: Rising Sea Level Threatens Stinson Beach Neighborhoods
The crash involved alcohol and the car’s driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI, CHP officials said.READ MORE: Kaiser Employees Win $11.5 Million Class-Action, Race-Discrimination Lawsuit
The driver was speeding on I-580 and caused his Toyota sedan to go off the road, according to CHP officials. It went up a dirt embankment where it overturned and came to rest on its roof in a lane of the freeway.
A passenger in the car, Hernandez Berber was ejected onto the road and suffered major injuries before being taken to the hospital, according to CHP officials.MORE NEWS: Bay Area Teams Ready to Welcome Fans But Impact of Fake Vaccination Cards Is Unknown
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