Three Parked Cars Hit; Driver Booked for DUI, Hit and Run, Resisting Arrest.


The aftermath of the accident near the intersection of Del Norte and Spring Streets this morning. [Photos in this article by Brett Gronemeyer.]

Did you catch that wild crash this morning? We asked Brittany Powell of the Eureka Police Department what happened. She let us know this,

Backues, Canyon (1)Today at about 9:32 a.m., Canyon Backues (21 of Eureka) was driving near Del Norte and Springs Streets when he hit a parked car.  The parked car was pushed into a second parked car.  Backues fled in his vehicle and ultimately collided with an additional parked car near Del Norte and California Streets.  Backues attempted to flee when Officers arrived but was taken custody.  Backues was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and booked for DUI, hit and run, and resisting arrest.





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