Avery, CA – Emergency crews are working to clear the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Calaveras County.
The CHP reports it is a head-on collision on 3300 block of Highway 4 near Moran Road in Avery. An air-ambulance has been called to the scene, according to the CHP, but there is no information on injuries. The wreckage is blocking the eastbound lane of the highway and officers are directing traffic. We will bring you more information as soon as it comes into the News Center.
Update 12:15 p.m.: An air-ambulance just took off from the scene with one patient inside, according to the CHP, but there remains no information on injuries. The eastbound lane of the highway continues to be blocked by the wreckage and tow crews are working to remove the debris.
Update 1 p.m.: The CHP reports the injuries in the crash are moderate and the roadway has been cleared. Officers directed traffic in the area for about half an hour. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m.