KTLA Channel 5 News reported recently that a suspected drunk driver is in custody after a tragic motor vehicle accident Friday night in San Bernardino that killed a man and injured four children.
The incident occurred around 11:50 a.m. on Friday night, according to officials with the San Bernardino Police Dept. A man 23 years of age was driving a Ford Mustang at what was allegedly a very high rate of speed on Kendall Drive when he ran a red light at the intersection of Kendall and University Parkway. The Mustang crashed into a Toyota Camry that was lawfully proceeding through the intersection on University, causing a high-energy fiery collision that engulfed both vehicles in flame.
The driver of the Camry, a man from Bakersfield 31 years of age, was killed in the collision. There were four children in the car with him; two of them suffered life-threatening injuries, one suffered injuries described as severe, and the fourth sustained only moderate injuries. All of them were medically transported to local hospitals for emergency medical treatment.
The Mustang driver was arrested on suspicion of the charge of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. The incident remains under investigation and anyone with relevant information is asked to contact the San Bernardino Police Dept. at 909-384-5792.