UPPER LAKE, CA – One Airlifted after Truck Crashes into Utility Pole on Highway 20 at Midlake Road

UPPER LAKE, CA - One Airlifted after Truck Crashes into Utility Pole on Highway 20 at Midlake Road

UPPER LAKE, CA – One Airlifted after Truck Crashes into Utility Pole on Highway 20 at Midlake Road

Pickup Truck and Big Rig Involved in Crash with Utility Pole on Highway 20 in Upper Lake

 
UPPER LAKE, CA (February 20, 2019) – One person was airlifted after a pickup truck hit a utility pole Wednesday afternoon in Upper Lake.
 
The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. on Highway 20 at Midlake Road.
 
Initial reports indicated a Ford pickup truck had hit a telephone pole, and that a big rig was also involved. Utility lines were reportedly down.
 
Several emergency vehicles, along with AT&T and Pacific Gas and Electric trucks, responded to the scene.
 
One patient was flown to Santa Rosa for treatment of unspecified injuries.
 
The crash caused a hard closure of Highway 20 from Potter Valley in Mendocino County to the junction of Highway 20 and Highway 29 in Upper Lake.
 
PG&E’s online outage center also reported a small outage affecting 17 customers in the area, which began at the same time as the crash.
 
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
 
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