Two Killed in a Single-Vehicle Crash on Highway 101, South of Barkdull Road Near Redcrest

Two Killed in a Single-Vehicle Crash on Highway 101, South of Barkdull Road Near Redcrest

ON August 10, 2017

Two dead in a single-vehicle collision on Highway 101, south of Barkdull Road

According to, on Tuesday morning a car crashed in the southbound US 101, south of Barkdull Road, resulting in two dead.

The California Highway Patrol issued a press release stating, at approximately 1:50 a.m. on Tuesday a 1995 Nissan vehicle was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 101, south of Barkdull Road when it suddenly ran off the west roadway edge and collided with a steel guardrail and steel culvert pipe.

After hitting the pipe, the car became airborne and collided with a tree. The accident came to an end when the Nissan came to rest on its left side.

Moments later, officials note, the Nissan ignited into flame and soon became engulfed by it.

As mentioned in the article, the two occupants who were in the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the victims were not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

It is unclear if alcohol, drugs or speeding were involved in the factor of the collision but the authorities have not ruled them out.

This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.

From the May Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident.  We pray that they may find peace during this time.

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