3 killed, including 2 kids, in 5 vehicle crash on I-880 in Fremont

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ByMatt Keller KGO logo
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Driver ID'd in crash that killed 3, injured 5 in Fremont
The CHP has identified a man from San Jose who was arrested after officers said he was under the influence of marijuana during a crash that killed three people and injured five others.

FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) -- The Alameda County Coroner's office identified two victims of the fatal I-880 crash in Fremont Tuesday night. They are 14-year-old Christy Limas and 9-year-old Brooke Limas. The CHP identified the third victim as a 39-year-old woman, but her name has not been released. The CHP says all three are from Manteca.

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Dang Nguyen Hai Tran, 21, was driving a Toyota Camry involved in the crash and was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana, according to the CHP. The San Jose resident faces charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, a weapons charge, and counts for DUI and causing bodily injury. His bail has been set at $195,000.

Mug shot released of Dang Nguyen Hai Tran, suspect in crash that killed three on I-880 in Fremont, California on Tuesday, May 16, 2018.

Five others were taken to a hospital, including an infant. A juvenile remains in critical condition at the hospital.

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At least two people have been killed in a multi-car crash in Fremont near the Stevenson offramp.

The CHP says Dang Nguyen Hai Tran was reported to be speeding and driving recklessly before the crash.

"Driving under the influence, whether it's alcohol or drugs, the outcome is the same. It's dangerous. It kills people," said CHP Officer Manuel Leal.

All northbound lanes of I-880 were closed overnight for the investigation, but have since been reopened.