Tragedy struck this morning in Lake County after an individual succumbed to injuries sustained from a single-vehicle traffic accident on State Route 20 near Cache Creek Wilderness.
The California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Information page indicates the incident occurred at 7:50 a.m. after a vehicle “flipped down [an] embankment” on the east side of State Route 20 with a reported subject inside the vehicle. Crews are still working to extricate the vehicle from down the embankment.
The Caltrans Quickmap indicates traffic is flowing smoothly through the area.
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.
Please remember, this map is an approximation of where the incident occurred.