Only minor injuries were reported in a 3-vehicle accident on Highway 299 west near Whiskeytown Lake. The head-on crash involving a big rig and 2 small cars was reported around 12:45PM Tuesdasy afternoon in a construction zone. One of the cars, a Honda Civic, sustained major front end damage and the eastbound lane in the area was closed. Traffic in the area was described as “a mess”. Because of the traffic backup, tow trucks were delayed while trying to reach the accident scene. The site was cleared just before 3PM.