[UPDATE: One-Way Traffic] Occupant Trapped Inside Vehicle on Highway 36 Near Carlotta, Both Lanes Closed
Emergency crews arrived at the scene of a vehicle accident where an occupant is trapped inside moments ago. The accident is on Highway 36 near mile marker 8, which is east of Carlotta. The call went out over the scanner around 12:30 a.m. The extrication is in progress. We have very little information at this point, but we will update this post when we know more.
Update 1 a.m.: Both lanes of the highway are closed at mile marker 8.5.
Update 1:04 a.m.: A Subaru station wagon was involved in the collision. We don’t know the color of the vehicle.
Update 1:10 a.m.: Three people were extricated from the the vehicle. One person reportedly has “massive trauma to his face.” The other occupants have minor injuries.
Update 1:25 a.m.: Cal Fire has one-way traffic traffic control set up.
Update 1:39 a.m.: The vehicle is a maroon Subaru Legacy.
Update: All units were released from the scene, which generally means traffic is flowing normally.