Semi Truck Hits Tree, Spills Lumber All Over Highway 101; All Lanes Blocked

Photo: Brice Lemons

A Kenworth Lumber semi truck has collided with a tree on Highway 101 near Redcrest spilling its load across all four lanes, according to CHP dispatchers.

According to CHP Watch, the driver sustained minor injuries. Traffic is being diverted onto the Avenue of the Giants. Updates below.  


2:29 p.m.
[10] [Appended, 14:32:47] [1] SEMI AND LUMBER ON RDWY
2:29 p.m.
[1] KENWORTH LUMBER TK VS TREE
2:30 p.m.
[5] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1182-Trfc Collision-No Inj to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt by CHP
2:30 p.m.
[4] ALL 4 LNS BLOCKED WITH LUMBER
2:30 p.m.
[6] 1039 CF
2:33 p.m.
[15] PER DUPE CALLER NB AND SB LNS COVERED WITH LUMBER
2:33 p.m.
[17] 1039 105-S4 CPZ ENRT
2:33 p.m.
[16] [Notification] [CHP]-[15] PER DUPE CALLER NB AND SB LNS COVERED WITH LUMBER [Shared]
2:34 p.m.
[21] 1039 CT
2:39 p.m.
[25] A105-017 REQ CONTACT FIRE TO SEE IF THEYVE GONE 97 YET.
2:40 p.m.
[27] A105-017 PASSING FRENCH RD
2:44 p.m.
[28] D105-013 NB LANES CLOSED AND SB #2 LANE CLOSED
2:47 p.m.
[29] D105-013 FIRE IS 97 1181
2:47 p.m.
[31] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1181-Trfc Collision-Minor Inj by CHP [Shared]
2:51 p.m.
[33] D105-013 SB TRAFFIC DIVERTING TO 254 AT SORENSEN
3:02 p.m.
[37] A105-017 NB TRAFFIC DIVERTED AT SOUTH FORK/HONEYDEW EXIT
3:27 p.m.
[40] [Notification] [CHP]-DIVERTING TRAFFIC NB AT S FORK// SB IS DIVERTING TO SORENSON // DIVERTING ALL NB/.SB TRAFFIC ON 254 [Shared]
3:27 p.m.
[41] PER BUDDYS MCFARLAND LUMBER CALLED FOR TOW //NOW ENRT
3:28 p.m.
[42] [Notification] [CHP]-[41] PER BUDDYS MCFARLAND LUMBER CALLED FOR TOW //NOW ENRT [Shared]
3:29 p.m.
[43] 105-S4 REQ CMS BOARDS ACTIVIATED " DIVERTING TRAFFIC TO 254 SB FROM SORENESON AND NB TRAFFIC DIVERTED AT FROM S FORK "
3:49 p.m.
[51] 105-17 ADVISED WILL HAVE ETA SHORTLY FOR OPENING OF RDWY
3:52 p.m.
[52] A105-017 ETA FOR REOPEN IS 1HR
3:56 p.m.
[53] 1039 LT ENGLAND LN 52
4:29 p.m.
[56] 105-S4 DOT IS ATIVELY TAKING LUMBER OUT OF RDWY NOW NO LANES OPEN
4:29 p.m.
[55] A105-017 PER 17 NO LANES CURRENTLY OPEN
4:39 p.m.
[57] A105-017 1185 IS 97
4:47 p.m.
[58] A105-017 30ETA TO OPEN SB LANE FOR ONEWAY TRAFFIC CONTROL
5:30 p.m.
[59] 105-S4 RDWY CLEAR NB AND SB LANES WILL BE OPENING SHORTLY
5:31 p.m.
[60] 105-S4 RDWY IS NOW OPEN
5:32 p.m.
[61] 1039 ENTAC LN 60
5:34 p.m.
[64] [Appended, 17:34:37] [1] RP CALLED TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE DETOUR AND STATED IT IS TOO DANGEROUS FOR BIG TRUCKS AND OTHER VEH'S DO DRIVE DOWN THIS OLD ROAD

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