EB, eastbound, 210, freeway, crash, wrong-way, closure

CLAREMONT (CBSLA) — The eastbound 210 Freeway in Claremont was expected to remain shut down until 12:30 a.m. Tuesday following a fatal head-on collision.

The crash on the 210 near Mills Blvd. was reported at 3:50 p.m. A spokesperson for CHP said a hard closure was expected to last several hours.

The carpool lane was opened to traffic at 5 p.m.

CHP reported one fatality. Three others were reported injured in the crash that involved four other vehicles.

According to San Bernardino police, one of the vehicles involved was suspected stolen from the 700 block of West Highland at 3:25 p.m. The stolen vehicle had a two-year-old child inside who was dropped off with his parents prior to the collision.

The suspect continued onto the 210 Freeway westbound on the eastbound side and hit three cars, crashing at Indian Hill.

The suspect was identified by authorities as 28-year-old Nicole Thibault, of Santa Clarita. She was in serious condition Monday night.

The other two drivers had minor injuries and have since been released.

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