Sawyer McCanless, Angel Rocholazcano Hospitalized in Head-On Collision on Highway 101 near Salmon Creek
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CA (March 2, 2021) — Sawyer McCanless and Angel Rocholazcano suffered injuries in a head-on accident on Highway 101 near Salmon Creek Monday morning.
According to a collision report, the two-vehicle crash occurred around 7:10 a.m. For unclear reasons, 21-year-old McCanless allowed his northbound 2016 Hyundai Elantra to veer into the southbound lane. Subsequently, the Hyundai collided with a southbound 2002 GMC Yukon, driven by 34-year-old Rocholazcano.
As a result, both cars came to a rest, blocking the north and southbound lanes.
Soon after, paramedics responded and shuttled both Fortuna residents to St. Joseph Hospital with major injuries.
At this time, the crash requires further investigation from the California Highway Patrol. However, officers have factored out DUI as a possible source.
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