[UPDATE 9:53 p.m.] Traffic Accident on Hwy 36
A vehicle crashed on Hwy 36 near the Grizzly Creek State Park about 6:50 p.m., according to both the scanner and the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. It rolled over and, according to the first report, the occupant(s) may need to be extricated.
Eel River Valley Technical Rescue, Bridgeville Fire, Carlotta Fire and Fortuna Ambulance are all responding to the scene.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 7:03 p.m.: The Incident Commander reports there is “a single vehicle rollover…the guy got out and jumped in someone else’s vehicle.” He reiterated that the patient left the scene in another vehicle. He canceled the ambulance and Eel River Valley Technical Rescue.
UPDATE 7:08 p.m.: The vehicle, a small
sedan pickup, is in the roadway, according to the dispatcher. Please be careful driving in the area.
UPDATE 9:29 p.m.: Photo by Bobby Kroeker
UPDATE 9:53 p.m.: