Pedestrian in Hospital With Severe Injuries After Being Struck by Hit and Run Driver
A Eureka man in Mad River Community Hospital with major injuries today after being struck by a hit and run vehicle about 9:53 p.m. last night, according to California Highway Patrol spokesperson Sgt. Martin Oliveros. The incident occurred on
North northern Central just north of Sutter in McKinleyville. “The vehicle involved did not stop,” Said Oliveros. “At this time we have no description of the suspect vehicle…. “The victim’s name is Matthew Everett Page, age 43 from Eureka…He was a pedestrian. He received severe injuries and was transported to Mad River Hospital.”
“The pedestrian was discovered by a witness to the collision from a distance,” Oliveros explained.
The CHP hopes that someone will come forward with information, “We are asking anyone who might have witnessed the collision to call the Humboldt County area CHP office,” said Oliveros. The number is (707) 822-5981.