[UPDATE] Big Rig Overturns Off Hwy 101 Near Piercy
At 8:52 a.m. a big rig plowed through the guardrail of Hwy 101 and onto Hwy 271 near Piercy blocking that road. According to the California Highway Patrol Incident site, the truck overturned dumping lumber. We’ll will be trying to get more information. At this time, it appears the 101 is open but 271 is closed there.
UPDATE 9:35 a.m.: According the the CHP Incident site the northbound Piercy offramp is closed.
UPDATE 9:45 a.m.: Here are photos from Patrick Landergen who reports, “One person was transported [and] one cleared at scene.”
UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: According to a man who was on the scene, the couple who were in the cab of the truck lost their black chihuahua. If anyone has seen it, please contact us at email@example.com and we will try to see the dog and its owners are reunited.
UPDATE 7:31 p.m.: For more information click here: 80 Gallons of Diesel From Overturned Lumber Truck Spilled Into Storm Drain After Crash Today
UPDATE 9:43 a.m. Friday: Goldie, the chihuahua, has been located. Now we’re attempting to contact her owner.
UPDATE: Goldie and her owner were reunited.