2 injured after car plunges off Highway 101 into Russian River

A car crashed into the Russian River Tuesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Officers said the solo-vehicle accident happened on Highway 101 just south of Hopland. According to CHP, two people were taken to Santa Rosa Hospital after their vehicle crashed 300 feet down the embankment.

Officers said Caltrans was closing one lane while crews recover the vehicle. Officers have not said what caused the collision.

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