Major Injury Accident on Bald Hills Road

A helicopter leaves the scene of a traffic accident in the Bald Hills. [Photos provided by a reader]

At approximately 6:18 p.m., a vehicle went 40 feet over the side of the Bald Hills Road southeast of Orick near Williams Ridge Road, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. One person received major injuries, the California Highway Patrol reported on the page.

A helicopter responded to the scene, according to a witness who also said “there are fire trucks, park rangers, CHP (possibly sheriff with the same paint job), an ambulance I think, and the Cal Fire [helicopter]. Lots of flashing lights and some sirens.

Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.

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