Fatal Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa
SANTA ROSA, CA (February 2, 2021) – A two-vehicle accident on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa left one driver dead Thursday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, this two-vehicle accident happened happened around 9:35 a.m. just north of College Avenue. For unknown reasons, a Chrysler 300 veered off the roadway and struck a Nissan Versa. The impact caused the Nissan to spin out of control.
The Nissan subsequently hit a guardrail on the highway’s right shoulder before crashing down an embankment along the College Avenue off-ramp.
As a result, the Nissan driver, a 58-year-old Sebastopol man, died at the scene.
The driver of the Chrysler, 31-year-old Jose Rodriguez of Santa Rosa, pulled over. He was not hurt in the crash.
Neither driver was suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the collision
Authorities asked anyone who witnessed this two-vehicle accident or the events leading up to it to call the Santa Rosa CHP Office at 707-588-1400.
In light of these circumstances, we would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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