[UPDATE 7:47 p.m.: One Lane Reopened] Southbound 101 Blocked North of Rio Dell

Traffic is backed up.

Traffic is backed up. [Photo provided by a reader]

A two vehicle  traffic collision which occurred about 7:27 p.m. has blocked all southbound lanes on Hwy 101 just north of the bridge south of Metropolitan Road and north of Rio Dell.

A four door Toyota is on the bridge cables, according to the HP Traffic Incident Information Page. The other vehicle is a Chrysler sedan.

An ambulance is at the scene.

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

UPDATE 7:45 p.m.: One southbound lane is now reopening.

UPDATE 7:47 p.m.: According to emergency personnel speaking over the scanner, a 17-year-old female rear-ended another vehicle. A 46-year-old woman was in the second vehicle.



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