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Santa Rosa, CA – A fatal crash occurred near Healdsburg on Highway 101

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SANTA ROSA, CA (February 19, 2022) – A fatal car crash took place on US-101 in the North Bay on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. According to CHP Santa Rosa, the crash occurred on the southbound lanes at Healdsburg Ave. and Old Redwood Highway around 1:38 p.m. Traffic was diverted at Healdsburg Ave. and Old Redwood Highway due to the closure of the southbound lanes.

An accident involving several vehicles occurred around 1:02 p.m. and blocked both lanes, according to authorities. CHP reports one death and two major injuries.

A Dodge pickup, driven by Todd Beth, 47, of Santa Rosa, was speeding down southbound lanes toward traffic that was slowed by construction. Police say the pickup truck did not slow down and slammed into a white Subaru and a black Hyundai Tucson.

Hyundai received major damage and veered back into a Chevrolet pickup after hitting a guardrail. A Subaru was also pushed into a blue Hyundai. According to authorities, the drivers of those vehicles were driving at a slower speed for a construction zone.

There were three women in the black Hyundai Tucson, and one of them died in the back seat. The other two were taken to the hospital for treatment. Todd Beth was also taken to the hospital to be treated and cooperated with the investigation.

There were no other injuries reported. Authorities do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

Santa Rosa Car Accidents

Hundreds of thousands of people sustain injuries across the state of California each and every year due to serious car accidents. Oftentimes, only minor injuries result from these wrecks. However, a substantial amount of collisions result in severe or life-threatening injuries that require expensive and extensive medical treatment. Car accidents are often unforeseeable, life-altering events. 

These painful injuries have an overwhelming impact on the health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are they left to deal with immense pain and suffering, but the financial burdens victims and their families face are often overwhelming. Having to go through months of therapy, extensive treatment, and several surgeries can have serious consequences on victims for many years after their accidents.  

As a result of the mental, physical, and financial consequences victims face, courts throughout California provide victims with various legal options that they can utilize to obtain compensation from at-fault parties. Filing a personal injury claim enables those harmed to collect full and fair compensation for medical treatment, long-term care costs, lost wages, and more. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Santa Rosa as soon as possible can ensure your legal rights are protected. A reputable attorney will be able to review the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine the most effective legal approach for you.

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Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your crash can make an enormous difference in your ability to recover. Since 1983, Santa Rosa wrongful death lawyers at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of people protect their legal rights after being harmed in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Our attorneys are committed to helping our clients get the justice they truly deserve after suffering mental, physical, and financial damages as a result of another person’s negligence. 

We provide our clients with aggressive and trusted legal representation to ensure that they are in the best position possible to move forward and get the medical treatment they need for their injuries and recovery. If you’ve been injured in a collision, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our personal injury law firm in Santa Rosa at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Brentwood.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

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