[UPDATE 8:41 a.m.] Traffic Accident Closes Both Directions of Hwy 101 North of Leggett

Northbound traffic is backed up north of the Peg House.

Northbound traffic is backed up north of the Peg House. [Photo by Lori Ford]

A traffic accident has closed both lanes of Hwy 101 north of the Peg House between Leggett and Confusion Hill, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatcher speaking over the phone.

There is no estimated time of reopening, she said. Officers are currently trying to get one-way traffic control into place.

According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, a large truck with a trailer struck a tree about 7:16 a.m.

Traffic is backed up in both directions.

UPDATE 8:26 a.m.: According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, one-way traffic is now set up.

UPDATE 8:41 a.m.: Traffic started moving about 8:30 for the northbound lane.

Traffic is able to move past the accident in one lane.

Traffic is able to move past the accident in one lane. [Photo by Lori Ford]

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