[UPDATE: Road Open] Pickup and Semi Crash Near Orick

According to the California Highway Patrol incident page, two vehicles crashed just north of Orick before 1:30 p.m. One of the vehicles overturned as a result of the crash, and scanner reports at the time indicated that someone needed to be extricated from one of the vehicles. An ambulance was requested to the scene but was later canceled.

Update 3:05 p.m.: Caltrans District 1 reports that the collision was fatal.



UPDATE 5:55 p.m.:
According to the CHP, “The roadway is now open in both directions. But please keep in mine that there may be heavy traffic in the area. Please drive safe.”

UPDATE 6:27 p.m.: Two From McKinleyville Dead After Traffic Accident Near Orick, Says CHP

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