Our Total Traffic war room says all lanes re-opened. At one point traffic on Ortega Highway (74) eastbound was backed up 6 miles.
Ok, we’re getting more details about what happened.
Both directions of Ortega Highway (74) are closed just east of Nichols Institute after a couple of vehicles flipped over. Calls came in at 3:07 reporting “several vehicles overturned.”
When CHP arrived, officers found a white pickup and a blue sedan on their sides, but they were two seperate accidents.
Traffic is currently backed up to a blind corneder near the Hot Springs Bridge which is causing several near crashes. CHP is going to try to slow down incoming traffic to prevent more accidents.
Both directions of Ortega Highway at Nichols Institue are currently closed after several vehicles overturned… more to come…
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