Berry Summit is a mess! Mutiple TC’s Chains required
The scanner traffic we hearing last 45 minutes; Two Traffic accidents up on 299. The first one is mile marker 29 right at Berry summit is a multi vehicle including a Big Rig. A Cadillac is hanging of the roadway. Traffic is backed up and snow falling. The second one is a solo vehicle rollover Mile Marker 17.45 blocking eastbound lane. So far these are non-injury traffic accidents. CPH officers stated that the highway has snow and ice and at Berry Summit they checking vehicles for chains if not a 4WD. CHP issued a warning on their Facebook page the following.
We are currently working several traffic collisions on SR299 between Blue Lake and Willow Creek. There is active winter weather conditions in this area. Please avoid this area if possible, and if you must travel thru the area please prepare accordingly and carry chains.