Big Rig Slams Into Gasquet Market and Post Office Early This Morning; One-Way Traffic on Highway 199 For a While
Video by YouTube user Gasquet Mike
A big rig plowed into the Gasquet Market and post office on Highway 199 this morning, suffering major injuries. It looks like the truck is still there as of this writing.
According to the Caltrans Quickmap, workers are still clearing up downed power lines and it looks as though one-way traffic control will be in effect for a while.
Updates in real time from CHP dispatch below.
 DNSO HAS FIRE AND MEDICAL ENRT
 [Notification] [CHP]-FIRE 97//MID SIZE SEMI TK INTO THE POST OFFICE//DNSO CONTACTED PPL DUE TO POWER LINES DOWN//STILL UNK STATUS ON DRIVER
 [Notification] [CHP]-DRIVER TRAPPED INSIDE VEH ALERT ORIENTED//POSS BO LEG AND IS BLEEDING//1141 STILL ENRT
 C95-027 CONTACT PPL REQ UPDATED ETA AND ADV EXPEDITE AS FAST AS POSSIBLE
 1039 PPL ADV ETA OF 30-45//ADVISED THEM TO EXPIDITE//WILL ADV THEIR WORKERS
 C95-027 PRTY EXTRICATED OO VEH
 [Notification] [CHP]-PER TRUCKING COMPANY TOW IS ENRT FROM MEDFORD
 C95-027 CPZ / 1185 WILL NEED 10-23 FOR AT LEAST 6 HOURS DUE TO PLACEMENT OF VEH AND WIRES
 [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1180-Trfc Collision-Major Inj
 95-27 SOLO VEH 1180 1110 BY 95-27D
 95-5 C4 98 NEG 1125 CURR STILL WORKING ON THE LINES
 PER DNSO DIESEL SPILLING INTO THE RDWY
See: Common CHP Codes and Shorthand