A chain-reaction of crashes this morning in Sonoma caused California Highway Patrol to close the eastbound lanes of Highway 37 around 7:55 a.m., the San Jose Mercury News reports. Heavy fog seems to have played a role in the series of crashes that may have involved as many as 10 to 30 vehicles. Witnesses reported the first collisions of the February 8, 2012 incident occurring east of Skaggs Island Road, and past the Second Napa Slough, the Mercury News explains.

The first reports that responders received were not clear as to how many vehicles had collided. Some witnesses guessed the number may have involved anywhere from 10 vehicles to 30. The Mercury News reports that 10 tow trucks were initially sent to the scene, and Caltrans was asked to set up electronic signs and barriers to divert traffic away from the crash sites.

No information was available as to the extent of injuries of the people involved in the collisions. Other news sources said as many as five separate crashes involved multiple vehicles, and KTVU reports that California Highway Patrol said 15 vehicles had collided, including a motorcycle and a big-rig. The accident site is located on a stretch of highway that passes through swampland and marsh.

If you are in an accident, you need support. AA-Accident Attorneys provides their clients the expert legal help to win results. You can feel confident that the car accident lawyer who represents you knows your concerns, and the issues you face with crowded roads, freeways, and highways that can lead to automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, and truck accidents. The car accident lawyer knows these issues from the inside and out—as a legal professional and as a citizen who shares the road and lives in the communities.

AA-Accident Attorneys serves clients in many locations across the United States, and has a Los Angeles car accident lawyer to represent you in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Fernando Valley, Ontario, Newport Beach, Los Angeles, Fresno, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Las Vegas.