Wrong-Way Collision near Interstate 580 Interchange Left Driver Dead and Another Injured

SAN RAFAEL, CA (April 25, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, Jay Fred King III was hospitalized following a fatal wrong-way crash along Highway 101. The two-vehicle collision happened around 3:30 a.m., north of the offramp to Highway 580 Interchange. According to reports, a red 2018 Nissan pickup truck was traveling north on the southbound lanes of Highway 101 for unknown reasons. There, the pickup driver collided head-on with a black 2011 BMW. Responding fire personnel eventually arrived at the scene and declared the 22-year-old Nissan driver dead at the scene. Authorities only identified the deceased driver as a 22-year-old Santa Rosa man. Meanwhile, paramedics transported the BMW driver to Marin General Hospital for significant injuries. Police later identified the injured driver as 30-year-old Jay Fred King III of Novato. Currently, the California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and suspects the Nissan driver to be driving under the influence. Those who witness the collision can contact Officer Skyler Ferguson at (415) 924-1100.
The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.
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