Saturday, 02 March 2024

Crash shuts down Butts Canyon Road for several hours

MIDDLETOWN – A crash closed down Butts Canyon Road for several hours on Wednesday afternoon.


The Lake County Roads Department reported that the road was closed to all traffic at the Lake and Napa County lines.


The California Highway Patrol reported that a large dump truck went down an embankment and was blocking the westbound lane just after 2 p.m.


A subject believed to be the driver was reported to be walking around. Cal Fire stated that the driver needed to be transported.


Cal Fire advised that a big rig was needed to help clear the scene. Lake County Road Department crews were en route to the scene to assist with clearing the roads.


The road was later reopened.


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