1 Dead in Santa Rosa Pedestrian Accident on US 101 and State Route 20
SANTA ROSA, CA (January 13, 2022) – Monday night, a person died in a pedestrian crash on US 101 and State Route 20.
The incident happened at around 6:40 p.m. on US 101 and State Route 20. According to reports, a 53-year-old Santa Rosa man walked south on US 101 along the west roadway edge. Reports confirmed that he wore dark clothing at the time of the incident.
Meanwhile, a 39-year-old Windsor resident drove a 2013 Subaru on US 101, southbound, in the number 2 lane of traffic.
Then, the Subaru’s right front hit the pedestrian. The impact threw the pedestrian down a dirt embankment.
After the crash, the driver immediately reported the incident to 911. Then, the driver looked for the pedestrian and advised arriving emergency personnel to the victim’s location.
However, the pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver suffered no injuries in the crash.
Also, the authorities do not believe that alcohol and/or drugs played a role in the crash.
Moreover, the authorities continue to investigate the crash. At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to call the Ukiah CHP Office at (707) 467-4420.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim of the crash on US 101 and State Route 20.
What’s Next after a Santa Rosa Pedestrian Crash
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
If you lost a family member in a pedestrian accident, contact the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured your family will be taken care of in the severe aftermath of a deadly accident. Our consistent 40 years of experience in the legal field is proof that we know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team deal with a variety of cases, including pedestrian accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.