SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA (December 20, 2017) – A fatal accident was reported on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa on Wednesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 pm on the northbound side of Highway 101, near the Mendocino Avenue exit. A Ford F-250 pickup truck was involved in a collision with a Honda Civic for an unknown reason. Some reports indicate that an additional 3 vehicles may have been involved.
The driver of the Honda Civic was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The driver of the pickup truck’s condition is unknown. The accident remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
The accident caused major traffic backups, and at least part of the northbound lanes were blocked for several hours. Lexton Law is still investigating this accident, and will update this article as we retrieve more information.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”