UPDATE: 9:11 a.m. An accident that sent one person to the hospital snarled traffic on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. during the Monday morning commute.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Drake High School, San Anselmo Police Corporal Sethi Jervan told Patch.
A Drake High School student, who was driving a Chevy pickup truck with a male juvenile in the passenger seat, was waiting in a westbound lane at a traffic light to turn left into the Drake High School parking lot.
When the light turned yellow, the pickup diver assumed the oncoming car, a Ford Focus traveling on eastbound Sir Francis Drake Blvd., was going to stop and turned into the path of the Ford, Jervan said.
The driver of the Ford Focus, a female in her early 20s, didn’t stop. The vehicles collided and the passenger in the Ford Focus, another female in her early 20s, was transported the Marin General Hospital with complaint of plain, according to Jervan.
The eastbound lanes were closed for roughly 30 minutes, backing traffic up into Fairfax during the morning commute times, according to users on Twitter.
UPDATE: 8:44 a.m. All lanes on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. are now open, according to the San Anselmo Police Department.
ORIGINAL: The San Anselmo Police sent out an advisory message Monday morning, at 8:13 a.m., that all eastbound lanes in the 1300 block of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. are closed due to a vehicle accident involving an injury.
Drivers are advised to take alternate routes.
Check back for updates.
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