1 Killed, 1 Injured in Old Redwood Highway Car Accident Tuesday
SONOMA COUNTY (October 30, 2018) – One was killed and another was injured after an alleged DUI crash along Old Redwood Highway Tuesday, according to The Press Democrat.
The accident took place at approximately 5:50 p.m., south of Limerick Lane near Sargent Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a gray Volkswagen Beetle was traveling south on Old Redwood Highway when it crossed over a double-yellow line into the northbound lane.
The Beetle then struck a Volkswagen Passat on the highway between Healdsburg and Windsor.
Car Accident on Old Redwood Near Sargent Road
CHP affirmed that the male driver of the Passat was pronounced dead while being transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital by ground ambulance.
His passenger sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision. The names of the deceased and wounded victims have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, the motorist in Beetle was believed to be under the influence of alcohol at the time. The suspect taken to a local hospital and was ultimately arrested.
The highway was forced to shut down in both directions until 10 p.m. The investigation is ongoing.