Head-On Crash on River Road in Guerneville Kills One and Injures Two Others
GUERNEVILLE, CA (January 27, 2023) – One person died and two others were injured in a head-on accident on River Road in Guerneville Wednesday morning on January 25.
The accident happened around 10:45 a.m. at Bonita Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Blazer S-10 was traveling eastbound on River Road towards Bonita Avenue. A GMC Canyon was traveling westbound on River Road at an unsafe speed when it crossed lanes and veered sharply to the left. It then crashed head-on into Chevrolet.
As a result, the driver of the Chevrolet suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The GMC Canyon driver, a 39-year-old Guerneville man, sustained minor injuries. His passenger, a 43-year-old Guerneville man, suffered major injuries. Both were transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Driver impairment is not suspected in the crash, which is under investigation.
CHP officials asked anyone with information to call them at 707-588-1400.
We express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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