STOCKTON — A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday following a three-vehicle crash on Pacific Avenue that resulted in the death of a Lincoln High School football player.
Police said about 2:20 p.m. a white BMW was turning into the Weberstown Mall from southbound Pacific Avenue when it was struck by a black Infiniti headed north on Pacific Avenue. The collision caused the BMW to hit a gray Toyota sedan that was leaving the mall.
Just before 7 p.m., police reported that the driver of the Infiniti, identified as Anthony Calderon, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
The victim, who was a passenger in the BMW, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said three other people were taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.
Police closed Pacific Avenue between Yokuts Avenue and March Lane for several hours while it investigated the crash. The road reopened shortly before 7 p.m.
Authorities did not release the age or name of the fatally injured victim, but people at the scene and on social media identified him as Cameron Allison, a running back on the Lincoln High football team.
Dozens of people gathered in the parking lot near the Chipotle restaurant as investigators examined the scene and interviewed witnesses to determine what happened.
Gladys Chepsat, 29, was driving the Toyota that was the third vehicle in the crash. She said she was waiting for traffic to clear to turn right when the black Infiniti, which she alleges was speeding, struck the white BMW. The impact caused the BMW to spin and come crashing into her car.
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