[UPDATE 4:50 p.m.] Traffic Control on Hwy 36 After Accident
A red Honda Civic struck a tree on Hwy 36 at mile marker 14.18 between Carlotta and Bridgeville at approximately 3:35 p.m. The female driver was injured and an ambulance is responding. Traffic control is being put in place.
UPDATE 3:55 p.m.: The patient is being transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna.
UPDATE 4:50 p.m.: The California Highway Patrol Incident page is now listing the accident as a major injury crash.