Scary Hwy. 12 accident
According to the California Highway Patrol, on April 15 in Kenwood, Cassandra Thompson, 34, of Glen Ellen, was driving a Mazda sedan westbound on Hwy. 12 at approximately 50 mph. Harry Wiley, 60, of Kenwood was driving a Jeep Cherokee, also westbound on 12, and had come to a stop to make a left turn onto Cypress. Thompson failed to observe the stopped jeep in front of her. The Mazda struck the Jeep and both vehicles overturned. The roadway was blocked while the drivers were extricated and vehicles cleared. Both parties suffered minor injuries and were treated and released. Photo by Alec Peters.