Four killed, three critically injured in wrong-way crash on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar

DIAMOND BAR — Four people died and three others were critically injured early Sunday following a crash triggered by a wrong-way driver on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, authorities said.
The three-vehicle crash took place just before 5 a.m. on the westbound 60 Freeway near Diamond Bar Boulevard, according to California Highway Patrol logs.
Four patients died at the scene, while three were hospitalized in critical condition, Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Melanie Flores said. Another person suffered a minor injury in the wreck.
A rescue helicopter was landed on the freeway to rush the injured to a hospital.
Minutes before the fatal collision, motorist called the CHP to report seeing a car heading eastbound in the westbound lanes at more than 100 mph, according to CHP logs.
All westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway were shut down for an undetermined amount of time as officers from the CHP’s Baldwin Park office investigated the scene.

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