Vehicles Allegedly Racing Before Accident on 101
At approximately 1:30 p.m., a vehicle hit a guard rail north of Palmer Blvd. on Hwy 101 near Fernbridge. According to a witness, prior to the collision the two vehicles, a car and a pickup truck were racing. An ambulance is en route now.
UPDATE Monday: According to Matt Harvey, a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol, on Sunday, a 1997 silver Jeep Cherokee was reportedly racing with a sedan approximately a half mile south of the Singley Hill Offramp on Hwy 101 when it overturned and collided into a wire fence.
Joesph Humberto Paz age 25 of Eureka received minor injuries and was booked into the Humboldt County Jail on misdemeanor driving while impaired charges.