1 Airlifted After Car Crash on Arnold Drive Near Highway 37 Wednesday
Sonoma, CA (April 16, 2021) – At least one person suffered injuries following a car accident on Arnold Drive Wednesday afternoon, the Sonoma Index-Tribune reported.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 17-year-old was behind the wheel of a 2003 Chevy Tahoe pulling another vehicle on a trailer. The teenager, a Sonoma resident, was heading south on the two-lane highway near Viansa Winery.
Our sources indicated the teenager, for an unknown reason, allowed the vehicle to cross over the solid double yellow line and veered into the opposite traffic. The Chevy eventually collided into a 2016 Ford Escape.
Authorities identified the driver of the Ford as a a 66-year-old Cloverdale woman. In addition, her husband, a 75-year-old man, was riding as a passenger when the incident happened.
Major Car Accident in Sonoma Near Viansa Winery, April 14
Shortly after 6 p.m., rescue teams arrived at the site and found both vehicles careened off the roadway. Paramedics immediately checked the conditions of all parties involved in the wreck. After the evaluation, officers requested a helicopter to transport one patient to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The name of the patient, and their condition at this time remained undisclosed.
Because of the road accident, police shut down Arnold Drive, also known as Highway 121, to give way to the investigation process.
Detectives assigned to handle the case continue to investigate the precise cause of the car crash in Sonoma.
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