CHP: Milk Truck Overturns Navigating Curve on Highway 36 Near Bridgeville, Is Towed Away 18 Hours Later


Photos provided by Humboldt CHP.

An Idaho Milk truck overturned while navigating a bend on Highway 36 around 7:45 p.m. yesterday near McClellan Mountain Road in Bridgeville.

The California Highway Patrol reported on Facebook today that the driver rolled truck down an embankment after “having a little trouble navigating the curve in the roadway.”

According the the CHP incident report, the driver suffered no injuries.

A tow truck capable of hauling away the big rig didn’t reach the scene until 1 p.m. today. The roadway is now clear.


7:19 a.m.
[47] Incident Re-opened: 16-31 TO MAKE CONTACT W/ LOU FROM MERCER FRASER AT TC SITE TO ASSIST WITH 1184 WHEN RETRIEVING VEH
8:09 a.m.
[49] 1039 BUDDYS ENRT ETA 2-21/2 HR ETA
1:18 p.m.
[54] 16-R1 VEH HAS BEEN RECOVERED/OPENING FOR 1 WAY 1184
1:56 p.m.
[55] 16-R1 PROVIDING ESCORT FOR BUDDYS DUE TO LENGHT OF VEH
7:48 p.m.
[5] BIG RIG W/ EMPTY TANKER
7:48 p.m.
[5] BIG RIG W/ EMPTY TANKER
8:22 p.m.
[20] Address MCCLELLAN MOUNTAIN RD verified by Latitude / Longitude
8:22 p.m.
[20] Address MCCLELLAN MOUNTAIN RD verified by Latitude / Longitude
8:41 p.m.
[29] IDAHO MILK TRANSPORT WILL BE CONTACTING CLYDES TO REQ 1185
8:41 p.m.
[29] IDAHO MILK TRANSPORT WILL BE CONTACTING CLYDES TO REQ 1185
8:51 p.m.
[31] NEG 1125
8:51 p.m.
[30] 1039 PTY ON LINE 19
8:51 p.m.
[31] NEG 1125
8:51 p.m.
[30] 1039 PTY ON LINE 19
8:53 p.m.
[32] BUDDYS TOW CALLED IN/ ADVISED MIKE FROM IDAHO MILK CALLED THEM—-BUDDYS WILL DOUBLE CHECK W/ HIS DISPATCH TO ENSURE WHICH CO IS GOING AND THEY HAVE ALL THE INFO THEY NEED
8:53 p.m.
[32] BUDDYS TOW CALLED IN/ ADVISED MIKE FROM IDAHO MILK CALLED THEM—-BUDDYS WILL DOUBLE CHECK W/ HIS DISPATCH TO ENSURE WHICH CO IS GOING AND THEY HAVE ALL THE INFO THEY NEED
8:58 p.m.
[33] CHASE HAS BUDDYS ENRT, ETA 2 HRS, CLYDES ADVSD DIDN'T HAVE PROPER EQUIPMENT FOR THIS JOB
8:58 p.m.
[33] CHASE HAS BUDDYS ENRT, ETA 2 HRS, CLYDES ADVSD DIDN'T HAVE PROPER EQUIPMENT FOR THIS JOB
8:59 p.m.
[34] [Notification] [CHP]-BUDDYS ENRT W/ 2 HEAVYS, ETA 2.5 HRS, DRIVE TIME FROM ARCATA
8:59 p.m.
[34] [Notification] [CHP]-BUDDYS ENRT W/ 2 HEAVYS, ETA 2.5 HRS, DRIVE TIME FROM ARCATA

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