SALEM, Ore. — The Latest on a head-on collision that killed a mother and four children near Salem (all times local):
Authorities have arrested a Gervais man on suspicion of manslaughter, driving under the influence and reckless driving in collision that killed a mother and her four children.
Oregon State Police said Monday the two car crash happened at 4:41 p.m. Sunday.
OSP says a Land Rover driven by 27-year-old Favian R. Garcia hit a Buick Century head-on.
The Land Rover was heading north and the Buick was heading south. The two cars were negotiating a corner when they crashed.
The Buick was driven by 25-year-old Lisette Medrano-Perez from Molalla. Her four children – an 8-year-old boy, a 6-year-old boy, a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl – were pronounced dead at the scene.
Garcia sustained minor injuries.