UPDATE 12:44 p.m. 11/13: Woman Dead, Man and Child With Major Injuries Following Yesterday’s Accident Near Garberville 

UPDATE 10:37 p.m.: Channel 3 news reports this was a fatal accident.

UPDATE 7:57 p.m.: Caltrans posted the following information on their Facebook page.

North bound lanes on Highway101 at Dean Creek in Humboldt are closed due to a head on collision. No Estimate as to when the lanes will open back up but controlled traffic is being diverted into a south bound lane. Expect delays.

UPDATE 6:04 p.m.: According to scanner traffic, two adults are still pinned in vehicles as of 6 p.m. One child has been extricated.


Three car collision between Garberville and Dean Creek on Hwy 101 has at least two lanes blocked. Extended closure for northbound lanes.

CHP is saying that this could be a possible head on collision and there are unconfirmed reports of multiple injuries. Please avoid the area if possible for now.

Follow CHP dispatch here. We’ll update as soon as possible.