One killed in Hwy 1 head-on crash on Sonoma coast

SONOMA COUNTY (KRON) — A passenger was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 1 in the Salt Point area of the Sonoma Coast Thursday afternoon, the CHP said.

The 2:08 p.m. collision involved a blue Buick sedan and a small pickup truck that went down an embankment, CHP officials said.

The man who died was riding in one of the vehicles with his wife, and the driver of the other vehicle is suspected of being intoxicated, CHP Officer Jon Sloat said.

The crash blocked both directions of Highway 1. The Timber Cove Fire Protection District responded to the collision, CHP officials said.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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