[UPDATE 6:02 p.m.] Multiple Fatalities After Car Crashes off Hwy 1
At approximately 3:39 p.m., a vehicle went off Hwy 1 near Juan Creek and landed on its roof. According to scanner traffic, there are multiple fatalities–possibly four, according to one report. The CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, confirms there is at least one fatality.
A helicopter is coming in for at least one patient. It will land at the turnout just south of Juan Creek.
UPDATE 5:37 p.m.: Scanner traffic indicates that the vehicle is in the water and the only way out to it is “rappelling.” The dispatcher reports, “The water is rising.”
UPDATE 5:43 p.m.: At least two bodies are still in the vehicle, according to a dispatcher over the scanner.
UPDATE 5:55 p.m.: A photographer sent in multiple images of the accident to Mendocino Sports Plus. Below is one we have permission to use. See the rest here.UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: Three bodies have been removed and two are unable to be removed until a tow truck arrives on scene, according to the scanner.
UPDATE Tuesday: Five Fatalities in Hwy 1 Accident Yesterday