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Daniel Castillo, 69, killed and several injured in multi-vehicle crash with driver of stolen car on Foothill (210) Freeway in Claremont, California
With CHP and San Bernardino police units in pursuit, the suspect drove west on the eastbound side of the freeway and struck three vehicles before hitting another vehicle head-on and killing an occupant, according to Hards.
A driver created deadly chaos on the 210 Freeway on Monday afternoon, traveling 20 miles going the wrong way in the westbound lanes at more than 100 mph and causing several collisions, one of which killed another motorist, the California Highway Patrol said.
The female suspect, identified as Nicole Thibault of Santa Clarita, jumped into the truck in a 7-Eleven parking lot after its owner got out, according to authorities.
The 28-year-old suspect was identified as Nicole Thibault of Santa Clarita. She was seen being handcuffed to a gurney after rescuers pulled her from the smashed truck in the wake of the crash.
Nicole Thibault, 28, of Santa Clarita, who was initially reported in critical condition with “major injuries” following a head-on crash, was listed Friday in stable condition, a family member told The Signal.
The GoFundme.com account was started by Dana Mayer, who never met Castillo, 69, of Fontana, but had recently become close friends with his wife, Marta Castillo.