[UPDATE 10:33 p.m.] Injured Pedestrian Was Struck by Vehicle on Hwy 101 at Indianola; Traffic Diverted
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Hwy 101 at Indianola. According to a Humboldt County Sheriff Officer on the scene speaking over the scanner, the subject is breathing but his breathing is labored.
Traffic is being diverted off northbound Hwy 101 onto Indianola.
UPDATE 9:32 p.m.: The patient is loaded into the ambulance with major injuries.
UPDATE 9:49 p.m.: All lanes open. According to our reporter Bobby Kroeker who is on the scene, the driver said he saw the pedestrian hesitate then start across the roadway. The driver said he had no time to stop.
UPDATE 10:33 p.m.: Photos from the scene