REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—One person is dead and ten people were taken to hospitals after a crash early Sunday on Highway 101 in Redwood City involving a car driven by a man police say had been drinking and a party bus.

California Highway Patrol Officer Art Montiel says in the crash around 2 a.m. Sunday a Honda coupe driven by a 43-year-old Oakland man appears to have slammed into the center divider, then came to a stop in the fast lanes facing oncoming traffic.

Montiel says after the Honda stopped, the front end of a party bus, with 18 people on board, hit the disabled car.

A passenger in the Honda—identified only as a 36-year-old San Mateo woman—was killed. The driver of the car—identified as Raul Padilla survived—but is hospitalized in critical condition.

Most of the party bus passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries.


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