Highway 299 Closed After Vehicle Careens Into Trinity River

A serious traffic collision just east of Big Bar has closed both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 299. According to LoCO’s CHP Watch the incident involved a single vehicle which left the roadway and ended up in the Trinity River. 

Neither CHP nor Caltrans have indicated when the highway might be open again.


3:03 p.m.
[3] SOLO VEH INTO RIVER
3:07 p.m.
[8] 1039 90 OFC FOR 90-16
3:15 p.m.
[13] ND-H14 ENRT TO TC
3:15 p.m.
[14] B90-016 REQ 1185 WITH ENOUGH CABLE TO FLIP THE VEH
3:20 p.m.
[16] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 BUDDYS TOW 530-629-2424 ENRT

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