[UPDATE 12:54 p.m.] Hwy 36 Closed After Logging Truck Spills Load; One Fatality
A fatal collision on Hwy 36 between a logging truck and a Honda Civic closed Hwy 36 this morning. About 5:54 a.m., two vehicles were involved in an incident near the intersection of Johnson Lane and Hwy 36 between Carlotta and Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park. The logging truck has spilled logs across the roadway.
UPDATE 7:10 a.m.: Caltrans’ Quickmap reports, Hwy 36 is expected to be closed until 1 p.m.
UPDATE 10:18 a.m.: Hwy 36 is now opened to one-way traffic control, according to Caltrans spokesperson Phil Frisbie.
UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: CHP Says Honda Civic Was on Wrong Side of Road in This Morning’s Fatal Crash