Injuries Reported in Petaluma Pedestrian Accident on Highway 101 near Petaluma Boulevard North
PETALUMA, CA (November 23, 2021) – Saturday night, a person suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash on Highway 101 near Petaluma Boulevard North.
The incident occurred at about 11:34 p.m. on southbound Highway 101 near Petaluma Boulevard North.
Reports said that a passing car struck a person walking in the slow lane.
When the first responders arrived, they found the man in the road.
According to CHP officials, a southbound Toyota RAV4 struck the man. Then, the driver stopped and waited for the officers’ arrival.
Meanwhile, the officers confirmed that the driver was not under the influence at the time of the crash.
Responders took the pedestrian to the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Also, the authorities shut down the highway lanes while officers stayed on the scene.
Meanwhile, a driver struck in the backed-up traffic passed out while driving. Then, authorities arrested the driver for DUI and booked them into the Sonoma County Jail.
Turning to a Personal Injury Attorney after Petaluma Crash
Hiring a personal injury attorney is the most valuable step you can take in response to a pedestrian crash.
Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Furthermore, having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We encourage you to speak with us today if you have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on victims, and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Moreover, our seasoned personal injury lawyers will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you to a high settlement. Also, with over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your case from all angles. Thus, for more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852.