Deputy Responding to Call Receives Minor Injuries in Accident
Press release from the California Highway Patrol:
On the afternoon of Thursday, February 12, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department Patrol Vehicle rolled over causing minor injuries to the driver.
At approximately 4:58 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy was driving a 2013 Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department Patrol Vehicle eastbound on SR-299, near mile post marker 32. At this time the Deputy was responding to an in progress call of a physical altercation in the Hoopa Area. For reasons still under investigation the Deputy lost control of the Patrol Vehicle. The Patrol Vehicle left the roadway and collided with the dirt embankment causing it to roll onto its roof. The Patrol Vehicle came to rest within the roadway. The Deputy sustained minor injuries as a result of this traffic collision.
Humboldt Area CHP is investigating this collision.