Sonoma Man Jonathan Honig Injured in Sonoma County Crash on Highway 121 near De Mattos Road
Sonoma County, California (August 16, 2019) – Jonathan R. Honig, 52, of Sonoma was among two drivers hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday night in Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place at about 8:23 p.m. August 14, on Highway 121 north of De Mattos Road.
CHP said a 2013 Chevy Captiva was traveling on the highway when it drifted across the double yellow lines and collided head-on with an oncoming 2018 Jeep Cherokee driven by Monico.
The Sonoma Valley Fire & Rescue Authority responded to the incident and extricated the driver of the Jeep. He was then airlifted to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa with moderate injuries.
Jonathan Honig Injured in Sonoma County Car Crash
Honig, who was the driver of the Chevy, suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Queen of the Valley Medical Center.
CHP said alcohol and drugs were unlikely factors in the crash.
The incident is under investigation.
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- Stay at the scene of the accident. However, the vehicle should be moved safely away from traffic to avoid possible collisions.
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- Take photos of the damage to your car.
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- Keep all the medical records and keep track of all the related expenses.