[UPDATE 5:23 p.m.] ‘Bad Smell and…Buzzards Flying Around’ Wreck Into Trinity River, According to Online Report

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The Hoopa Tribal Police, the California Highway Patrol, and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are working on a wreck which went into the Trinity River just north of Hoopa off of Hwy 96. A call came in about 12:35 p.m. reporting that a vehicle was found in the river.

According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, Tribal Police arrived on scene about 12:53 p.m. The Tribal officer said that the accident looked fresh, the vehicle is under three foot of water, and there is a bad smell with buzzards flying around the area.

Search and Rescue was requested. At this time, a boat is on scene but no divers are available, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page.

UPDATE 5:23 p.m.: The CHP Traffic Incident Information Page reports that there are minor injuries. We’ve attempted to clarify with the CHP but a spokesperson isn’t available.

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