Andrew Runge Killed in Petaluma Car Collision on North McDowell Boulevard


Andrew Runge Killed in Petaluma Car Collision on North McDowell Boulevard

Andrew Runge Killed in Petaluma Car Collision on North McDowell Boulevard

Petaluma, California – Andrew Runge, 56, of Petaluma was the driver who died following a two-vehicle crash on North McDowell Boulevard in Petaluma Friday afternoon, according to the Petaluma Police Department.

Police said Runge was driving a gray Nissan sedan northbound on North McDowell Boulevard when he collided with a blue Chevy Silverado pickup.

The Nissan was making a left turn into a business when it collided with the Chevy heading in the opposite direction.

Authorities said the crash occurred at around 4:09 p.m., August 7, near Scott Street.

Runge suffered critical injuries and was rushed to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment. Sadly, he later died at the hospital.

The pickup driver was taken to Petaluma Valley Hospital for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the police department at 707-778-4372.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

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