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Highway Blocked After Head On Collision

A pick up truck hit a semi truck head on in Calaveras County yesterday afternoon.

The first calls went out at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.

CHP and paramedics headed to Highway 49 at River Ranch Road, where one person was reported pinned inside the pickup truck.

Gravel also reportedly spilled on the roadway so Calaveras County school buses had to be notfied to use another route.

One lane of traffic reopened just before 4pm and the roadway was completely open at 4:47.

There´s no early word on what caused the wreck or the names or conditions of the drivers.