The accident took place about 7:30 p.m. near Corona Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 19-year-old Yessenia Gomez was driving a 2002 Honda Civic north on Highway 101 when her vehicle rolled at least once and landed on its wheels.
One occupant, 18-year-old Santa Rosa resident Erasmo Lugo‑Garcia, was ejected from the backseat. He was found unconscious with several critical injuries.
The front seat passenger, 16-year-old Windsor resident Alex Nunez, suffered a head injury following the collision. He was initially conscious and talking to firefighters before his health declined instantly and he temporarily stopped breathing.
Lugo-Garcia and Nunez were transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that Gomez was believed to be driving under the influence of alcohol at the time. She was hospitalized with minor wounds and was later arrested.
The young woman was booked on felony drunken driving and causing major injuries and remained in Sonoma County Jail Tuesday with bail set at $100,000.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the victims and wish them a swift and full recovery.
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