4:36pm Traffic crash on Highway 18 two miles east of Highway 101. Vehicle off the road.
4:40pm A white Mitsubishi left the road and slammed into a wall. East lane of 18 is blocked.
4:44pm The vehicle is emitting smoke.
4:51pm Single vehicle crash. Went out to pass, lost control, left the road and slammed in to a tree. Driver not injured.
4:53pm The crash, again, is two miles east of Highway 101 on Highway 18. Driver of the smashed car said he lost control and slammed into a tree. He says he wants a tow truck to the scene more than anything.
4:56pm Use caution in the area – traffic is down to one lane. Look for flaggers regulating back and forth passage.