BMW Driver Pronounced Dead after Wrong-Way Crash on Estero Lane

BODEGA BAY, CA (April 29, 2022) – Sunday evening, one person died and one was airlifted after a head-on collision on Estero Lane.

The deadly car accident happened around 10:15 p.m., just west of Estero Lane.

For reasons unknown, the driver of a Toyota Tacoma was heading north and swerved across the double yellow lines into the southbound lanes. As a result, the Toyota slammed head-on into a southbound BMW 325 XI.

Emergency crews arrived and found both drivers trapped inside their vehicles. Eventually, paramedics pronounced the BMW driver dead at the scene, due to the extent of their condition.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota was flown to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries by a Golden Gate CHP helicopter.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of those involved.

At this time, an active investigation into the head-on collision on Estero Lane is still underway. Once available, further details will be provided.


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