[UPDATE 2:08 p.m.] Vehicle Crashed off Hwy 101 Into Bridges Creek in Northern Mendocino County
Just before 1 p.m., a truck went off Hwy 101 into the water at Bridges Creek in northern Mendocino County. Traffic is crawling in both directions, according to Caltrans QuickMap.
According to the first reports from the scene, the water is up to the window of the vehicle but the occupant is able to move and appears to be uninjured.
One way traffic is in effect as of 1:15 p.m.
UPDATE 2:08 p.m.: According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, the vehicle is a 4WD Toyota Tundra and it is approximately 250 feet down the embankment in the river on its wheels.
UPDATE 3:32 p.m.: The Fire Department attached the driver to a harness and helped him get out safely.