High Speed Chase in Eureka Ends With One at Gunpoint, One Lane Blocked on Broadway
The scanner at 6 p.m. is chattering with reports of a pursuit through Eureka that resulted in one person held at gunpoint near Humboldt Motor Sports. We picked up the incident as the officer reported being by the Chevron on Broadway headed southbound and going 30 miles per hour. Speeds began picking up and the suspect’s vehicle reportedly passed the Bayshore Mall going 40 miles per hour. With the suspect reportedly driving at 60 miles per hour, the officer backed off.
However, the car chase ended near Hilfiker Lane with the suspect vehicle crashing into another vehicle. Neither the driver nor the female passenger are injured.
The outside southbound lane is currently blocked as the situation is being dealt with.
UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Channel 3 has a photo.