Barbara Solve Killed in Rear-End Collision on Highway 101 [Petaluma, CA]
90-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Rear-End Accident near East Washington Street
PETALUMA, CA (November 21, 2023) – Monday afternoon, 90-year-old Barbara Solve was killed in a rear-end collision on Highway 101.
Around 4:42 p.m., police responded to the scene on the northbound lanes of the freeway near East Washington Street.
Per reports, a woman from Cotati was heading north in a Honda CR-V at an unsafe rate of speed.
As a result, the Honda rear-ended a Range Rover that was traveling only a few miles an hour due to stop and go traffic. The Honda driver, 90-year-old Solve, suffered major injuries and was rushed to Petaluma Valley Hospital where she later died.
Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during clearing operations. At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided about the fatal rear-end collision on Highway 101.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Barbara Solve.
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