(UPDATE) 101 FULL CLOSURE: Highway Closed After Multi-Vehicle Accident Near Miranda

UPDATE, 3:31 p.m.: From Caltrans:

Open. Traffic is now moving in the area. Southbound traffic has been moving and northbound traffic is expected to move any minute now. Stay safe out there!

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Original Post: Caltrans alerts us that Highway 101 is currently fully closed just south of Myers Flat while emergency personnel deal with a serious collision. According to LoCO’s CHP Watch four vehicles were involved in the crash. Some patients required extrication. 

Caltrans issued the following statement: 

U.S. Highway 101 has closed in the Miranda area of Humboldt County. Crews are responding to multiple collisions due to hail and icy road conditions. We currently do not have an estimated time of reopening but will update you here as soon as new information comes in. Please, please, please, slow down out there and drive for the conditions on the road.

12:56 p.m.
[3] [Appended, 13:04:26] [12] [Appended, 13:02:34] [1] UNK INJ
12:56 p.m.
[4] [Appended, 13:04:26] [13] [Appended, 13:02:34] [2] 1125 NB LANE
12:57 p.m.
[5] [Appended, 13:04:26] [14] [Appended, 13:02:34] [3] SILV SUV VS BRIDGE //XRAY OUTSIDE OF VEH
12:59 p.m.
[7] [Appended, 13:04:26] [4] [Appended, 13:01:34] [2] 5 VEHS
12:59 p.m.
[8] [Appended, 13:04:26] [1] SD VS SUBURBAN//1125
1 p.m.
[13] [Appended, 13:04:26] [17] [Appended, 13:02:34] [6] 4 VEHS INVLD //PEOPLE IN VEHS
1 p.m.
[10] [Appended, 13:04:26] [15] [Appended, 13:02:34] [4] [Appended, 13:00:25] [1] 4 VEH
1:01 p.m.
[14] [Appended, 13:04:26] [2] RP INDICATED MULT VEHS ON NB AND SB SIDE\
1:02 p.m.
[19] [Appended, 13:04:26] [18] [Appended, 13:02:34] [7] VEHS ON NB AND SB SIDES
1:02 p.m.
[20] [Appended, 13:04:26] [11] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt by CHP [Shared]
1:03 p.m.
[23] [Appended, 13:04:26] [23] SB #2 LN BLOCKED
1:03 p.m.
[22] [Appended, 13:04:26] [22] 1039 DOT
1:04 p.m.
[25] [Appended, 13:04:26] [25] ANOTHER 1185 FOR SEDAN W/ FE DMG
1:05 p.m.
[34] 1039 CF [Shared]
1:05 p.m.
[33] REQ FIRE - DRIVER IN ONE VEHICLE AND PASSENGER IN ANOTHER WILL NEED EXTRACTIOHNJ [Shared]
1:06 p.m.
[37] 1039 DOT [Shared]
1:07 p.m.
[38] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 REDWOOD TOWING 707-923-3440//SD W FE DAM [Shared]
1:08 p.m.
[41] REDWOOD TOW CAN TAKE BMW AND SD
1:09 p.m.
[42] A105-019 BOTH NB LANES CLOSED
1:11 p.m.
[49] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 CLYDE'S TOWING 707-725-5139 [Shared]
1:16 p.m.
[53] PER 19 FIRE IS 97
1:19 p.m.
[55] A105-059 REQ DOT TO CLOSE SB 101 AT AT MYERS AND NB AT FRENCH RD
1:20 p.m.
[56] 1039 DOT
1:21 p.m.
[58] S1 AND 40 WILL SHUT DOWN NB 101 MIRANDA OFR
1:24 p.m.
[65] B105-021 WILL START TRF BREAK AT WEOTT WHEN 97
1:25 p.m.
[66] B105-021 STARTING BREAK AT WEOTT
1:29 p.m.
[68] A105-019 1 1185 IS 97 - REDWOOD TOW
1:30 p.m.
[69] B105-021 97 AT MYERS OFR - REQ DOT TO ALSO CLOSE MYERS ONR
1:38 p.m.
[73] 105-S2 RD CLOSED NOW
1:38 p.m.
[71] B105-021 DOT IS 97 ASSISTING W/ THE CLOSURE
1:42 p.m.
[75] 1039 DOT

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