A suspected drunk driver who was later arrested caused an early morning multi-vehicle crash on the 91 Freeway in Cerritos that left a motorcyclist dead, the California Highway Patrol said.
The initial crash happened about 2:20 a.m. Sunday on the eastbound 91 Freeway just west of Bloomfield Avenue, according to the CHP.
The alleged drunk driver, 22-year-old Bryanna Neri of Fullerton, lost control of her 1995 Acura Integra and slammed into a Tesla Model 3 driven by a 39-year-old from Lake Elsinore, the CHP said.
The crash left Neri’s car blocking the carpool lane. About a minute later, 55-year-old Joseph Fodor of Brea—riding a 2002 Honda motorcycle—hit the Acura, the CHP said.
Fodor was thrown off the motorcycle and later died at the scene, according to authorities. A few minutes later a 37-year-old driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee also hit Neri’s Acura, the CHP said.
Nobody other than Fodor was hurt in the crash. Neri was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, the CHP said.
The crash shut down the eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway at the crash site and traffic was rerouted for the death investigation and the clean-up of debris.
Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call the CHP at (562) 868-0503.
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