Santa Rosa Hit and Run Accident on Alexander Valley Road and West Soda Rock Lane
SANTA ROSA, CA (June 16, 2021) – Tuesday night, a hit-and-run crash on Alexander Valley Road and West Soda Rock Lane left a woman injured, and Daniel Trippelarrested.
The accident happened at around 8:40 p.m. on Alexander Valley Road and West Soda Lane, headed toward State Route 128. Moreover, it happened near the Red Wine and Silver Oak wineries.
According to reports, the crash transpired when DUI driver Daniel Trippel, of Healdsburg, drove into opposing traffic.
Indeed, Trippel’s white Chevrolet sideswiped a woman’s Toyota RAV4.
The Chevrolet then drove another two vehicles off the road, before fleeing the scene.
Even so, CHP located the suspect vehicle near Lone Pine road, with 39-year-old Trippel passed out in the driver’s seat.
They then booked him into Sonoma County Jail for felony hit and run causing injury, and driving under the influence (DUI).
Meanwhile, the crash led to one-way traffic control on the Sausal Creek Bridge over the Russian River.
Also, the authorities report the woman suffered moderate injuries, but did not seek hospitalization.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
Moving Forward in a Hit-and-Run Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later, when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Santa Rosa accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you are involved in a dangerous hit-and-run accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.