A wrong-way driver has caused a fatal accident off Interstate-10 near Quartzsite.  Department of Public Safety spokesman Raul Garcia says the wrong-way driver crashed head-on into one car that set off a chain reaction of accidents that injured several people and killed one woman.  Garcia says the first car the woman hit had

a family of four, including two children.  The mother was killed.  The father and two children were transported to a nearby hospital with moderate to severe injuries.  In all, the wrong-way driver caused four accidents and injured seven people.  The wrong-way driver was transported to a hospital in critical condition.  Impairment has not been ruled out.

Kris Dugan