MILPITAS (CBS SF/BCN) — A 52-year-old Phoenix woman died in a crash on Interstate Highway 680 in Milpitas early Wednesday morning and a driver has been arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

The California Highway Patrols said the crash was reported at 12:28 a.m. on northbound Interstate Highway 680 south of Jacklin Road.

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A 2012 Infiniti struck sand barrels and a concrete sound wall before coming to rest in the center median. The woman, who was a passenger, appeared to be unrestrained in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP officials said.

Eduardo Preciado, the 25-year-old Fremont man driving the vehicle, was arrested after officers determined alcohol appeared to be a factor in the collision, according to the CHP.

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The crash shut down traffic on the highway until about 2:10 a.m.

 

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