Nation Mourns Family of 4, 2 Others Killed in Wrong-Way Freeway Crash

The California crash resulted in six fatalities. Investigators of the crash believe the contents of Culbreath's car indicate alcohol was involved.

A screen grab of a Tweet of the crash by @sgvnwatchara.
A screen grab of a Tweet of the crash by @sgvnwatchara.

By Michelle Mowad

The entire country is taking to social media to react to the deadly crash in Diamond Bar, Calif. Sunday.

A crash caused by a 21-year-old wrong-way driver going eastbound on the westbound Pomona (60) Freeway in L.A. County killed six people and injured at least one other person, authorities said.

The driver of the Camaro in the crash, Fontana resident Olivia Culbreath, was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving and felony manslaughter. Culbreath is at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center in serious condition, according to the L.A. Times. 

Investigators of the crash believe the contents of Culbreath's car indicate alcohol was involved, the L.A. Times story said. 

Among those killed was a family of four, according to the Daily Mail. Media outlets around the world covered the story throughout the day.

As of Sunday evening the county coroner's office had only released the gender and age of those killed. Their names had not been released: two were 24-year-old women—one from Rialto and the other from Chino—the third was a 47-year-man, whose hometown was undetermined, Corral said. 

Also read: Updated: Wrong-Way Driver Kills Six in Diamond Bar

—City News Service contributed to this report.
Vito Spago February 14, 2014 at 07:00 AM
There is no answer in this liberal based world. If you were not disabled you could find out where the person lived and try to exact justice. Not necessarily physical, but get him fired his job, find him cheating and get him divorced, Pass out fliers and let the neighbors know what he did to you. Find money and sue him so he is always destitute, etc. Now kids have THC wax that they Vape in electronic cigarettes. Is totally oderless and creates a high that is very potent. Can sit at home or drive in a car and be high and be undetected. Glad they are trying to legalize dope and electronic cigarettes. Very little nicotine will ever be used in them. https://www.google.com/search?q=vaping+thc+wax&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=wAL-Us-jGdHCoASh94HACg&ved=0CHMQsAQ&biw=1920&bih=979
finchss February 14, 2014 at 09:34 AM
I've been through all the scenarios including visualizing the hand of a higher power reaching down out of the heavens and giving him a shove off that building. More likely he was hung over when he fell. I no longer feel like his victim but powerful as I still have a voice. He hurt his own family too...he had 5 kids. They didn't have a father in their lives to share graduations, weddings, births. Very sad!
Vito Spago February 14, 2014 at 10:42 AM
Well hang in there. I am rooting for you. Can you operate a car? If you can, you have that added freedom. Don't know if you are religious, but you have been given an extra challenge in life.
finchss February 14, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Thank you Vito. Yes I do drive and have had it said I'm high functioning. I went to college and worked. I currently take care of my 94 year old mother. Religious?? Well I would like to think I have angels about me. This incident made me who I am today and I like that. I hope I have made at least a small impression telling a little of my story on those who have read this post and maybe it'll make a difference. I continue to look forward to reading the Patch.


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