One Man Dead and Another with Major Injuries in This Morning’s Crash in Richardson Grove
This is a press release from the California Highway Patrol:
On Saturday, November 14, 2015, at an unknown time, two males were traveling in a 1996 Honda Accord northbound US Highway 101 in Richardson Grove at an unknown speed. For reasons still under investigation, the Honda left the west roadway edge of US Highway 101 causing the vehicle to overturn, subsequently ejecting both occupants. As a result of the collision, one male was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the other male was transported to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital with major injuries and later flown to Santa Rosa for further medical treatment.
Assisting agencies at the scene were Cal Fire, City Ambulance, Caltrans, and Garberville Volunteer Fire Department.
This collision remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. Alcohol does appear to be a factor in the cause of this collision.
Any information regarding this collision should be directed to the Garberville California Highway Patrol office. (707) 923-2155