Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Accident Near Loleta
A high speed pursuit involving the Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol ended in an accident off Eel River Road between Table Bluff Road and Copenhagen Road. The driver of the vehicle tried various ways to avoid being taken into custody. A deputy said over the radio, “”[The] vehicle is continually stopping and driving forward.” The driver even attempted to ram at least one CHP vehicle.
At approximately 7:45 p.m the vehicle went off the road. Fire and medical were being paged but told to stage (to wait until law enforcement deemed the incident safe) before coming close.
UPDATE 8:01 p.m.: Medical cancelled.