Hwy 17 southbound lanes open after accident

April 4, 2008 4:49:13 PM PDT
All lanes of southbound state Highway 17 re-opened early this afternoon following a solo-vehicle crash where the vehicle overturned and went over the guardrail near Lark Avenue in Los Gatos, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident was reported at approximately 10:30 a.m. and briefly closed both lanes of the roadway near Lark Avenue, the CHP reported.

Initial reports from the San Jose Fire Department were that the occupant of the vehicle was critically injured, according to CHP spokesman Todd Thibodeau.

The roadway was fully reopened at 12:15 p.m., the CHP reported.