Update: Fatal Crash On Rawhide Road, Traffic Impacted
Update at 6:30 p.m.: Rawhide road has been reopened after being shut down near the turnoff from Highway 108 in Jamestown for more than two hours during the Friday evening commute due to a fatal crash, which is detailed below.
Update at 5:35 p.m.: The CHP has pushed the closer of Rawhide Road back to the Sheriff’s Possee property to allow for an air ambulance to land. There is no word on injuries, but one person is confirmed dead. Further details on the fatal crash are below.
Original post at 4:58 p.m.: Jamestown, CA — First responders are on the scene of a fatal solo vehicle crash that has shut down a section of Rawhide Road near Highway 108 in Jamestown.
The CHP report that a vehicle overturned and then went down an embankment, smashing into a tree. They relay that occupants are trapped inside, but it is unclear how many. Rawhide road has been closed between the Highway 108 intersection and Peppermint Creek Road. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route if possible as there is plenty of activity in the areas. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.