FILLMORE, Calif. - A 20-year-old Palmdale woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after an evening crash that killed her passenger on Friday.
Maia Yasmin James. 20 of Palmdale was driving a 2017 Lexus westbound on Highway 126 near Fillmore when the vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic. The vehicle clipped a Toyota Corolla and continued into oncoming traffic before colliding with a Dodge vehicle.
A 20-year-old female passenger in the Lexus died on scene. The driver of the Corolla, a 38-year-old Fillmore woman, was transported to the hospital with major injuries.
Four others, including James and a 2-year-old boy, were transported to hospitals with minor injuries.
James was arrested and faces charges for driving under the influence causing injury or death