MENLO PARK (CBS SF) – The driver of a Honda SUV was killed when they collided into the back of a flatbed truck on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park early Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP said the collision was first reported at 1:24 a.m. The Honda was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the truck – which was going approximately 45 mph – in the No. 1 lane.READ MORE: Passenger Killed In Crash On Highway 680 In Milpitas; Driver Arrested For DUI
The SUV then overturned and landed on the right shoulder, the CHP said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Optimism Soaring In San Francisco Bay Area As COVID Pandemic Woes And Worries Ease
As of 5 a.m., the southbound No. 4 lane and the Marsh Road on-ramp to southbound U.S. 101 remained closed with no estimated time of reopening.
There are no reports of other injuries.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Not Just Any Usual Recovery': Economist Explains Rash Of Price Hikes, Product Shortages
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