Southbound 101 Into Eureka is Gonna Be Hairy for a Bit; Three-Car Collision on the Slough Bridge

At least three cars piled into each other on the Eureka Slough bridge a few minutes ago. This is southbound 101, just coming into Eureka.

The cars are reported to have come to a stop in one lane, meaning that traffic is still moving, slowly, at this point. The CHP and paramedics are en route.

Follow updates from CHP dispatch below.


3:51 p.m.
[1] 3 VEH TC
3:51 p.m.
[3] ON THE BRIDGE
3:52 p.m.
[10] [Appended, 16:01:30] [1] BLK HONDA CIV GRY HOND CIV AND A RED TRK AND A BLU CAR — ALL IN THE #1 LANE
3:54 p.m.
Unit Assigned
3:54 p.m.
Unit Enroute
3:55 p.m.
Unit Assigned
3:55 p.m.
Unit Enroute
3:56 p.m.
Unit Assigned
3:56 p.m.
Unit Enroute
4:01 p.m.
[9] A16-019 #1 LANE IS 1125
4:01 p.m.
Unit At Scene
4:03 p.m.
[12] 16-S5 #2 IS OPEN
4:03 p.m.
Unit At Scene
4:06 p.m.
[14] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 HUMB TOW ENRT WITH 2
4:06 p.m.
[15] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PACIFIC TOW ENRT
4:09 p.m.
[17] 16-S5 NOTIFY DOT TRAFFIC IS BACKING UP AND WILL BE DOWN TO 1 LANE
4:10 p.m.
[18] 1039 DOT COPIES
4:39 p.m.
[20] 16-S5 ALL LANES OPEN
4:39 p.m.
Unit Cleared
4:41 p.m.
Unit Cleared
4:42 p.m.
[22] A16-022 4 VEH 1181 1 TRANS
4:42 p.m.
[23] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1181-Trfc Collision-Minor Inj by CHP [Shared]
4:42 p.m.
Unit Cleared

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