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Four people severely injured in head-on crash west of Highway 99. CHP arrests a driver for DUI

Four people were severely injured in a head-on collision Wednesday night west of Highway 99 near Easton.

According to the California Highway Patrol, officers arrested Robert Romero Jr., 27, of San Joaquin on suspicioin of DUI.

The CHP said Romero and a passenger were traveling north in a white 2015 Subaru on Minnewawa Avenue near where it curves and meets Lincoln Avenue when the Subaru drifted into the lane of a gray 2013 Honda that was occupied by the women.

The Subaru crashed head-on with the Honda.

All three in the Honda suffered major injuries. The CHP identified them as 17-year-old Simron Kaur Sodhi, the driver; and passengers Jaswinder Kaur, 53, and Naranjan Kaur, 78, all of Sanger.

Romero suffered moderate injuries. His passenger, 22-year-old Saul r. Hernandez of Tranquillity, suffered major injuries.

All five people involved were taken to Community Regional Medical Center.

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