Monday, October 2, 2023

[UPDATE] Single Vehicle Accident Off Highway 101 Near Ukiah—Two Patients Trapped and Injured

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[Stock photo by Matt LaFever]

Scanner traffic and the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Information page indicate a single-vehicle accident off of Highway 101’s northbound lane near Ukiah has left two parties trapped in the vehicle and “moderately injured.”

The Incident Commander told dispatch the vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, has major front and rear-end damage.

Resources are staging along Highway 101. Two ground ambulances have been requested and an air ambulance is on order.

UPDATE 9:21 p.m.: The patients have been extricated from the vehicle.

One of the patients is being transferred Code 3 to Ukiah Valley Adventist Health Hospital to be airlifted

The Caltrans Quick Map indicates the northbound lane of Highway 101 is slowing in the area of the collision.

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UPDATE 9:26 p.m.: A second helicopter has been requested to respond to parties involved in the accident.

UPDATE 9:54 p.m.: The incident is now being characterized a “major injury” collision.

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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  1. I was looking to read about the accident at Bell Springs Road, multiple vehicles and major injuries.
    4:37 p.m.
    Traffic Collision, Major Injuries
    Highway 101 and Bell Springs Rd
    HM Office
    UPDATES 24

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