Chain-Reaction Collision on Highway 101 near Dry Creek Road Resulted in Multiple Injuries

HEALDSBURG, CA (July 21, 2023) – Wednesday afternoon, a chain-reaction collision on Highway 101 sends at least five people to a hospital. According to reports, the initial crash happened around 6:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 101 near Dry Creek Road. As a result, motorists in the northbound lanes slowed down to inspect the activity in the opposite lanes. Investigators said this led to a rear-end collision in the northbound lanes. The CHP said that a third and fourth collision occurred shortly after the second crash in the northbound lanes. In total, 5 people suffered injuries, including three with major injuries. Paramedics transported all five victims to a local hospital for treatment. One of the patients had to be transported by air ambulance. Three of the five or six vehicles involved in the crash were described as a Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Rogue, and a pickup truck. One small driving mistake can lead to a multi-vehicle crash. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.
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