[UPDATE 6:41 p.m.] Van Overturned on Avenue of the Giants; Occupants Reportedly Trapped by Downed Power Lines
At approximately 4:57 p.m., a van reportedly went off the Avenue of the Giants (Hwy 254) near the Chimney Tree. A power pole is reportedly on the road. Power lines are down and on the van as well as on the roadway.
According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, the occupants of the van are trapped by the downed lines. A second vehicle is also involved.
Please avoid the area if possible .
UPDATE 5:25 p.m.:The Avenue of the Giant’s is blocked. There is no estimated time for PG&E to arrive.
UPDATE 6:41 p.m.: Northbound traffic now open.