Sacramento Crash Kills Four, Man Arrested -- Nov 26, 2017
One accident caused by a Sacramento man, Fred Lowe, Saturday killed four people and injured six more. He was arrested DUI, hit and run, and vehicular manslaughter. Forty-seven-year-old Lowe left the scene of the crash at I 80 in Sacramento’s east bay area. Contra Costa County police saw him in the blue Mercedes that had been reported in the wreck. He had been driving the Mercedes Saturday when he hit a white Nissan which flipped over and hit three other vehicles coming from the other direction. The Nissan driver was badly injured and hospitalized but all three of the passengers were killed. They died at the scene. Daryl Horn, 50, and his son Joe, 14, Napa residents, were killed in the crash on Interstate 80, according to Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office. Troy Biddle, 52, and his son Baden, 12, also died. Two occupants of some of the other vehicles involved in the accident was also injured and hospitalized. Lowe suffered minor injury. Lowe’s license was suspended five times from three DUI convictions between 1999 and 2012, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. It was last renewed in 1990. Lowe pleaded no contest to felony sale of a controlled substance in 2006, according to Sacramento County court records. He was charged again in November 2013 with a misdemeanor DUI and pleaded no contest.