[UPDATE 9:28 p.m.] Vehicle Strikes a Pole on Hwy 36; Power Lines Down

scannerA vehicle struck a pole at mile marker 3.75 just west of the Hydesville Church a few minutes before 9 p.m., according to scanner traffic. As a result, power lines fell into the roadway. The vehicle crashed over the embankment. An ambulance has been requested.

UPDATE 9:12 p.m.: The eastbound lane is blocked. One way controlled traffic is being put into place.

UPDATE 9:15 p.m.: There is two way traffic control, according to the CHP Incident page.

UPDATE 9:28 p.m.: The female driver is being transported to Redwoods Memorial Hospital in Fortuna with a leg injury.



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