Deadly Crash Reported on Highway 12 in Santa Rosa
64-year-old Vincent Verzosa was killed in a head-on collision on Monday, September 5th.
The deadly accident took place around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 12 in Santa Rosa.
A Mercedes reportedly drifted into Verzosa’s path, causing a head-on crash with his Subaru Outback.
Due to the impact, the Subaru overturned and Verzosa sadly died at the scene.
It was also reported that each passenger of each vehicle were hospitalized with major injuries.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Vincent Verzosa.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.