The man was driving a Honda Civic westbound on SR-253 when he crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an eastbound Ford Range
Ukiah, Calif. – A 47-year-old Santa Rosa man died in a head-on traffic collision on Highway 253 in Ukiah, according to California Highway Patrol-Ukiah.
The deadly crash happened at about 10:50 a.m. on eastbound Highway 253, just east of Stipp Lane.
Authorities say the man was driving a Honda Civic westbound on SR-253 when he crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an eastbound Ford Range that was going at 50 mph.
The Honda driver, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene, authorities said.
The other driver sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Adventist Health Ukiah Valley. The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
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