Pursuit, crash causes traffic backup on Highway 101

June 15, 2011 3:38:47 PM PDT
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that occurred on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma after a high-speed pursuit that started in Marin County this afternoon, an officer said.

The vehicle involved crashed into a field off of the highway just north of East Washington Street, CHP Officer Jon Sloat said.

"No lanes are closed, but traffic is pretty backed up," Sloat said.