(VIDEO) Box Truck Collides With Pickup Near Richardson Grove; Major Injuries Reported

Video of the crash taken by a bystander.

At least one person is reported to have suffered major injuries as a result of a multi-car crash involving a box truck, a pickup and a sedan on Highway 101 near Richardson Grove State Park this afternoon.

According to the CHP incident report, the crash occurred near the Humboldt-Mendocino County border at approximately 3:07 p.m. 

While the collision was initially reported to be head-on, video of the scene recorded by a bystander shows the pickup wedged under the side of the truck.

At least one other patient is reported to have suffered moderate injuries as a result of the crash.


3:08 p.m.
[24] [Appended, 15:14:33] [7] RE LN 5 UNABLE TO LEAVE MESSAGE DUE TO 911'S INCOMING
3:08 p.m.
[5] RP ADV 1 DRIVER OO VEH
3:08 p.m.
[4] NEG 1125
3:08 p.m.
[3] SD VS SEMI
3:08 p.m.
[2] HEAD ON TC
3:09 p.m.
[8] 1039 CF
3:12 p.m.
[14] OTHER VEH IS A WHI CHEV SILVERADO
3:13 p.m.
[17] NEG 1125
3:15 p.m.
[29] INVLD DRIVER OF BOX TK IS GOING TO CONTACT HER MANAGER TO GET 1185 STARTED
3:24 p.m.
[34] A105-024 CF UNIT 97 WAS PASSING NOT DIPATCHERDAIR 1 PATIENT OTHER 2 ARE OUT OF VEH 1 HAS MG INJ OTHER MOD
4:33 p.m.
[59] A105-024 1185R CHEV PK MAJ FE DMG 2 BO FRONT TIRES
4:34 p.m.
[60] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 BROWN'S TOWING 707-923-3388
5:51 p.m.
[72] 105-24 VEH IS AT THAT 1020 W/ THE DRIVER//VEH IS ON ITS WHEELS MAJ FRAME DMG BOX IS COMPROMISED SO THEY WILL HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO SECURE//ALL 6 TIRES GOOD ]
5:54 p.m.
[75] 1022 LN 74 WRONG LOG
8:15 p.m.
[77] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1180-Trfc Collision-Major Inj by CHP [Shared]

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