Man Hospitalized after Highway 101 Crash near East Washington Street Off-Ramp in Petaluma Monday morning
Petaluma, California (January 7, 2020) – A man was hospitalized Monday morning after a traffic accident involving a big rig in Petaluma, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened shortly after 8:00 a.m. Monday, January 6 on Highway 101 near the East Washington Street exit.
The CHP said a black Chevy pickup truck was traveling on Highway 101 when for an unknown reason, it crashed into the rear of a big rig hauling a flatbed trailer. The pickup truck then slammed into the center divider.
The male driver of the pickup truck was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the big rig was not injured.
The crash snarled traffic for around two hours on Highway 101.
The accident remains under investigation.