[UPDATE 10:12 p.m.] Victim Airlifted from Multi-Car Pileup on 101 South of Willits
A little after 6 p.m., Hwy 101 closed due to a multi-car crash that sent one vehicle over the embankment and trapped one person. One lane of traffic began flowing slowly in both directions about 7 p.m. but as of 8 p.m. is still not moving quickly.
A helicopter landed at the Cal Fire station to pick up an injured person from the accident and fly the patient to a hospital.
UPDATE 8:36 p.m.: The traffic is flowing smoothly again.
UPDATE 10:12 p.m.: CHP is now reporting this is a major injury accident.