Multi Vehicle Accident Partly Shuts out 101 In between Garberville and Dean Creek

UPDATE 10:37 p.m.: Stations 3 report this was a fatal accident.

UPDATE 7:57 p.m.: Caltrans posted the adhering to info on their Facebook web page.

North expecteded lanes on Highway101 at Dean Creek in Humboldt are shut as a result of a directly accident. No Estimation as to when the streets will open up back up but controlled website traffic is being diverted into a south expecteded lane. Expect delays.

UPGRADE 6:04 p.m.: Baseding on scanner web traffic, two grownups are still pinned in automobiles since 6 p.m. One youngster has been extricated.


3 car collision between Garberville as well as Dean Creek on Hwy 101 contends the very least 2 lanes obstructed. Expanded closure for northbound streets.

CHP is saying that this could possibly be a feasible head on accident as well as there are unconfirmed reports of numerous injuries. Please prevent the area if feasible meanwhile.

Multi Car Accident Partially Blocks 101 Between Garberville and Dean Creek


“I came throughout this accident equally as the engine company had arrived. It is an instantly just north of Garberville, but on an incline so it comes up rapidly. I needed to divert into the southbound streets to stay clear of every one of the particles. Saw one dark choice up truck with the front shattered in. Appeared like a head on. Really did not view the other cars due to the fact that it was so dark.”

“I was gone by the very same grey pick-up as I was headed north around Confusion Hillside. I have never had someone pass me so recklessly as this individual, especially on such a windy roadway (double lines) and also as numerous blind kip down this part. There was a long line of vehicles winding through the redwoods, customarily, and he passed people one and also two at a time working his means to the front of the line. When he passed me, I was shocked that an individual could be so ill-mannered as well as aggressive while behind the wheel. I was alarmed to view the after-effects of the accident and also how much particles was sprinkled, permit alone seeing paramedics carry out CPR. Though I need to say, my hat is off to the CHP and also Paramedics for their fast feedback to the scene! I really hope the motorist of the vehicle did not cause the accident, eventually creating the death of one more, yet offered the driving characteristics before the accident, it is difficult to think he was not the source. This hasn’t set well with me, so I felt the requirement to post (first time publishing on LoCO). My thoughts are with all those involved and also families influenced by this misfortune.”