[UPDATE 8:37 p.m.] Woman Trapped in Smoking Vehicle After Collision

Traffic Collision Car Accident
A woman has called for assistance after an accident near mile marker 32 on Hwy 101 north of Weott. She told emergency dispatch that she was trapped in her vehicle after a collision. Smoke was coming from under her hood, she said.

Multiple agencies are responding Code 3, with lights and sirens, to the area.
UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: The woman tells dispatch that she is out of the car and uninjured but she doesn’t know where she is and she is climbing through trees.

UPDATE 8:34 p.m.: The woman says she is now standing next to the roadway, according to the dispatcher.

UPDATE 8:37 p.m.: The first responder at the scene reports that the woman says she doesn’t need medical attention. Most of the emergency responders are released.



  • What kind of vehicle?

  • texting or fall asleep?

  • Muddy Black Dodge

    I commute thru that area 4-5 times a week. I see more accidents in that section of highway than anywhere else… Good thing she had cell service, there is a dead spot north of Weott.

  • Veterans friend

    Heavy deer traffic there. All those skid marks are deer related. Before the guard rails were installed, many many folks went over the edge.

  • Diesel DRW - Curb Weight 7762 lbs

    101. Highway to death. Advice? Slow down, drive sober! Leave your phone in your bag. Watch out for creatures and objects in the roadway.

    A prayer for Humbolt : Dear God, I hope you arrive at your destination without getting hurt or hurting anyone else. Amen.


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