Man Killed in Santa Rosa Collision

One Dead Following Crash on Bennett Valley Road 

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal car accident in Santa Rosa on Saturday morning. 

It occurred at 6:45 a.m. on March 12th on Bennett Valley Road.

Per reports, a Volkswagen Beetle was headed east when the driver lost control and went into oncoming traffic. 

As a result, the Beetle crashed into two trees then a Nissan pickup truck. 

Unfortunately, the driver of the Beetle died at the scene. 

In addition, the driver of Nissan was left uninjured. 

Police also shut down Bennett Valley road for a few hours following the wreck.

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.

In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019. 

In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.

Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.