Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision in Sonoma County
A total of six vehicles collided in Healdsburg on Monday morning, resulting in the death of Audrey Jawor.
The crash involved a Hyundai Tucson SUV, Subaru, Chevrolet pickup, and Dodge Ram pickup truck. The other two vehicles have not been specified.
CHP reported that the crash occurred at 1:02 p.m. on February 7th on Highway 101.
There was reportedly construction being done on the highway when the pickup truck failed to slow with traffic. As a result, the truck collided with two other vehicles, causing major rear-end damage to the Hyundai.
The pickup truck also sustained major front-end damage upon impact.
Authorities also issued a SigAlert due to the lanes being blocked on the roadway.
Sadly, 25-year-old Audrey Jawor, of Carlsbad, died at the scene. She was riding in the Hyundai at the time of the accident.
47-year-old Todd Beth, of Santa Rosa, also suffered minor injuries and she was the driver of the Dodge.
In addition, an unidentified second passenger of the Hyundai sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Audrey Jawor.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.