Snow Plows Patrolling 101: Multiple Accidents Occurring on Roads Throughout the Emerald Counties
The video above was taken at 7:38 p.m. by Kaliana Keegan who said she saw several accidents at that time. There are reports of more since then.
As of about 7:30 tonight, Caltrans snow plows have been patrolling Highway 101 from around Leggett to Willits. Please consider not driving this stretch tonight. In fact, please consider not driving at all. There are multiple accidents stretching emergency services and tow services to the max. Currently, as of 11:34 p.m., there is a five vehicle accident on northbound Hwy 101 near north Arcata.
There has been at least one fatal accident on Hwy 1 about 9 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol Incident page, snow or hail at the time caused a vehicle pulling a U-Haul Trailer to slide off the road.