[UPDATE 1:12 a.m.] High Speed Pursuit Started in Eureka, Heading Out Hwy 299
Scanner traffic indicates in Eureka about 12:50 a.m., a high speed chase ensued northbound on Hwy 101. The fleeing vehicle reached 100 mph. It turned east onto Hwy 299.
Not far from Blue Lake the suspect vehicle blew a tire but is continuing on at 50 to 60 mph. The are about 10 miles east of 101 at 1:05 a.m.
UPDATE 1:09 a.m.: The suspects’ vehicle slowed and “rolled into an embankment,” according to officer in pursuit. Two fled.
UPDATE 1:10 a.m.: The male driver has been detained but the female passenger is in the brush.
UPDATE 1:12 a.m.: The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has set up traffic control near the scene at mile marker 13.06.
UPDATE 1:14 a.m.: The officers have requested a K-9.
UPDATE 7:23 a.m.: The female was detained about 1:30 a.m.