CHP: 6 dead in wrong way crash on 60 Freeway; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI (Update)

A California Highway Patrol cruiser.
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Update 1:35 p.m.: 3 victims ID'd in early morning crash

L.A. Coroners have identified three of the victims in Sunday's early morning crash on the 60 Freeway.

Officials told KPCC two of the victims they've identified are 24 year-old women — one from Chino and another from Rialto. A 47 year-old male has also been identified. Officials say they are still waiting to contact those victim's families before releasing more information.

Three remaining victims have yet to be identified. All three are female, the coroner's office said. 

Update 1:33 p.m.: All lanes reopened

California Highway Patrol reports all lanes have been reopened following Sunday morning's fatal wreck on the 60 Freeway. 

Update 11:20 a.m.: CHP arrests driver on suspicion of DUI

The California Highway Patrol has arrested a woman accused of driving the wrong way on the westbound 60 Freeway early Sunday morning and causing a wreck that killed six people.

Olivia Culbreath, 21, of Fontana has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony manslaughter, according to the CHP. She's currently in critical condition at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. Another person hurt in the crash was also taken to the USC hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Fred Corral says the dead are four adult females and two adult males. Four of them died at the scene of the wreck. Two others were taken to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange County, where they died shortly after arriving, Corral said.

CHP Captain Steve Urrea said three vehicles were involved in the crash at about 5 a.m. in Diamond Bar. The westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway are expected to be closed until about 1 p.m.

Update 9:54 a.m.: CHP still investigating

The California Highway Patrol tweeted out a photo from the scene of the crash. It shows investigators walking around three vehicles mangled together in the middle of the 60 Freeway:

CHP tweet of #DiamondBar crash scene:

A spokeswoman at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center confirmed that two people from the crash were brought to the hospital early Sunday morning. She said she could not provide any further details.

Previously: Six people are dead after a driver drove the wrong way on the Westbound 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar early Sunday morning. Two other people were hurt.

California Highway Patrol Captain Steve Urrea says two other cars were involved in the 5 a.m. wreck. The westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway are closed at this hour and are not expected to reopen until noon. CHP is diverting westbound traffic onto the 71 Freeway. The Phillips Ranch Road and Garey Avenue exits are also closed.

The female driver who drove the wrong way is in critical condition at County USC Medical Center.

"We have reason to believe that alcohol may have played a role in this collision," Urrea said. "But we're trying to confirm that with the driver that was driving the wrong way."

 At least two of the dead were passengers in the female driver's car. Images from the scene of the wreck show three crumpled vehicles in the middle of the freeway.

This story will be updated.

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