1 Killed, Juveniles Injured in Collision Near Ridgewood Scale Facility Sunday
Mendocino County, CA (September 13, 2021) – One person died, and several others suffered injuries following a car crash on Highway 101.
On September 12, Sunday, a 2000 Acura Integra reportedly crossed over the double yellow lines while traveling north on the freeway.
The Press Democrat published an article online indicated the Acura crashed head-on into a 2009 Dodge Ram heading in the opposite direction. Our sources mentioned the Dodge ended up hitting the guardrail. The force from the impact caused the Dodge to rollover several times.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned the Acura came to a rest in the southbound side of Highway 101.
Emergency crews arrived at the crash site shortly after 11 a.m. First responders found the driver of the Acura, a 29-year-old man, trapped in the wreckage. Rescue teams pulled out the driver and pronounced him dead.
4 Hospitalized After Head-On Crash on Highway 101 in Mendocino County, September 12
Authorities added the driver of the Dodge and his three juvenile passengers all sustained injuries in the collision. Per local news source, the 29-year-old Olivehurst female driver suffered major trauma; while the children–ages 9, 7 and 4, all had minor injuries. Ambulances transported the four patients to Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits for treatment.
At this time, detectives continue to investigate the precise cause of the horrible car crash in Mendocino County.
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