Elderly man crashes pickup truck into construction equipment on US 101

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FIELDS LANDING- A man is taken to Saint Joseph Hospital following a traffic collision near Fields Landing.

The accident happened on Highway 101 north of the northbound Fields Landing exit before 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  Fire officials say an elderly man was driving his pickup truck and collided with a backhoe that was working on a Caltrans repaving project on Highway 101.  The man had minor injuries and no one was in the backhoe during the collision.  The cause of the crash is under investigation.