[UPDATE 8:08 p.m.] Pole Down, Road Partially Blocked After Traffic Accident on Elk Creek Road
About 7:45 p.m. vehicle struck a pole and went over the embankment on Elk Creek Road just east of the Avenue of the Giants. The pole is down in the roadway but one lane is passable. At this point it hasn’t been determined what kind of lines are down but fire crews are being asked to acknowledge that lines are down and there may be a “life hazard.”
An ambulance is responding.
UPDATE 8:02 p.m.: “Power lines are down. PG&E is responding,” reports the Incident Commander.
UPDATE 8:08 p.m.: “It looks like the driver ran off. We’re doing a further search,” the Incident Commander states.