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Driver Arrested in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

A teenage driver{}was arrested following a crash that killed a man{}near Visalia Saturday morning.

The crash happened along Highway 198 near Farmersville{}Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. Officers with the California Highway Patrol say 19-year-old Gustavo Pineda was driving his car at speeds of over 100 miles per hour when he rammed into a truck in front of him.

The impact sent the truck into the center divider, killing the 60-year-old man who was driving it.

Two passengers in Pineda's car were flown to a Fresno hospital with major injuries. CHP officers{}say that neither man was wearing a seat belt.

Pineda suffered minor injuries in the accident and{}is in custody facing DUI charges.

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