[UPDATE: Open] Hwy 101 Completely Blocked by Fruit

13275702_10208241273821473_2104680371_n All lanes of Hwy 101 are blocked by a fruit-filled tractor trailer that overturned south north of Piercy about 5:20 p.m. The driver is reportedly uninjured.

The California Highway Patrol Incident page reports that the semi was loaded with fruit. We’ll be updating as soon as we learn more.

UPDATE 5:46 p.m.: A reader who sent in the photo reports that the southbound traffic can use Old Hwy 271 to go around. The truck is reported to be a semi with a cab towing a 40 foot container trailer.
UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: The Ferndale Enterprise reports that traffic is getting through.




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