(Photos/Video) “Very Bad Crash” on Broadway, One Person Extricated
According to a reader, there is a “very bad crash” on Broadway in Eureka. The reader says it is near Dutch Bros. and Verizon.
According to scanner traffic, the vehicle crashed into a pole, and at least one person was trapped inside. We heard over the scanner that there was [an approximately] 26-year-old male unconscious in the vehicle.
One person was extricated from the vehicle a little before 11:50 p.m. A second ambulance has been requested, which means there is likely a second person who was injured. However, this has not been confirmed. We’ll update as we hear more.
Update 12 a.m.: According to the scanner, the man has “massive” injuries to the right side of his body. The CHP incident page says there were no other vehicles involved.
Update 12:02 a.m.: According to the incident page, both southbound lanes are blocked.
Update 12:03 a.m.: Two people were extricated from the vehicle, according to the scanner. [This was from a separate accident.]
Update 12:21 a.m.: Another reader tells us the second person, a female, in the vehicle didn’t appear to have been injured. However, the reader reported that the man appeared to have “major injuries”.
Update 12:29 a.m.: A reader sent us this photo and video from the scene:
Update 12:57 a.m.: A commenter tells us the woman suffered a leg injury and confirms the man was unresponsive.
Update 1:14 a.m.: The incident page says that accident happened at 11:26 p.m.