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[UPDATES] Injuries Reported After Vehicle Veers Off Highway 101 Near Leggett

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Scanner traffic and the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Information Page indicate multiple parties are injured after their vehicle went off of Highway 101 near Leggett. Early reports indicate they might have hit ice leading to the collision.

The vehicle is reportedly not visible from the roadway and the incident occurred near Little Dan Creek. Two patients are reportedly out of the vehicle over the bank.

UPDATE 11:47 a.m..: More details are emerging regarding the traffic incident. A 7-year-old child has minor injuries and an adult female is thought to have possibly dislocated or broken her shoulder.

UPDATE 11:54 a.m.: The vehicle involved is reportedly a Honda CRV that experienced “major rollover damage” located approximately 600 feet down a steep embankment. All air ambulances have declined response due to weather.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.

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Matt LaFever
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