[Update 3:07 a.m.] Highway 255 Closed After Another Crash Takes Out a Power Pole
Highway 255 is closed at the moment after a two-vehicle collision that happened around 1 a.m. today.
According to CHP officers at the scene, the vehicles crashed into a pole and knocked power lines into the roadway. Officers said the power lines were laying across both lanes.
The road will be closed for a couple of hours.(See Update Below)
The CHP incident page says that one of the vehicles is a Ford Explorer, and at least one of the vehicles is reported to be on its side.
Officers told us the injuries were minor.
Update 3 a.m.: The incident page says that the road will likely be closed for about eight hours.
Update 3:07 a.m.: PG & E outage page says that 26 people have lost power due to a “broken power pole in the area.”
[Note: There was a similar accident in Eureka on Saturday night that broke a power pole.]