MADERA COUNTY – Both lanes of Highway 41 were blocked for two hours this afternoon north of the 22 Mile House due to a two-vehicle accident.
At 12:40 p.m., CHP and emergency vehicles were dispatched to reports of a crash involving a Toyota sedan and a Ford Econline van.
There are reportedly two minor injuries, and a third person who suffered major injuries.
Both lanes were blocked for two hours as the injured were transported and the scene cleared.
At 1:37 p.m., the southbound lane was open for one-lane traffic control, and at 2:41 p.m., both lanes were reopened.
For future reference, please see the detour map below for an alternate route to avoid the area. See the Google Map for the approximate location of today’s accident.