[UPDATE 12:54 p.m.] Four Injured, Trapped as Vehicle Overturns Near Myers Flat
A vehicle has overturned
in traffic on Hwy 101 south of Myers Flat in the southbound lane. Four patients are reportedly injured. At least some are reported to be trapped, according to scanner traffic
Phillipsville Fire, Salmon Creek Fire, Weott Fire, Myers Flat Fire, and Miranda Fire have all been requested. Please avoid the area if possible.
UPDATE 12:14 p.m.: Dispatch is now saying that the vehicle is off the road and Southern Humboldt Technical Rescue is being called.
UPDATE 12:17 p.m.: The responding emergency vehicles are unable to locate. The dispatch is asking the crews to turn on their sirens so that the reporting party who is an occupant of the vehicle is able to hear the sound. Dispatch will use the information from the reporting party to guide the crews in. “The occupants] are unable to get to the road. They are pinned between the trees.”
At this point, it is possible the accident occurred north of Myers Flat and crews are looking on the area now.
UPDATE 12:26 p.m.: The tracks of the vehicle have been located near the weigh station south of Myers Flat.
UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: Four patients have been extricated. One will be transported by ambulance.