UPDATE: Cal Trans and CHP say they plan to have State Route 162 clear by 4:15 after horrific head-on collision left one dead and closed down the highway.
In the meantime, CHP is diverting traffic off of 162 to at County Road Z westbound and County Road 46 east bound.
There is no updates on the circumstances of the accident at this time.
UPDATE: Eastbound lanes of State Route 162 is closed at County Road P and the westbound lanes are closed at County Road V. CHP says motorists should expect heavy congestions and delays in the area. There is still no estimated time the road will re-open.
California Highway Patrol investigators are on scene of an accident that left at least one dead just east of Willows.
The accident happened around 1 p.m. where investigators say a sedan and a semi-truck collided head-on near State Route 162 and County Road T.
CHP says all lanes are blocked at this time with no estimated time that they will re-open. Motorists are cautioned to use alternative routes and avoid the area, if possible.
We have a reporter on the way, and will bring you more updates as their known.