[UPDATE 1:30 p.m.] Vehicle and Motorcycle Collide Near E and Buhne Street
A vehicle collided with a motorcycle near the intersection of E and Buhne Streets in Eureka about 12:50 p.m.
UPDATE 12:56 p.m.: “The entire intersection is blocked,” reports the incident commander over the scanner. “We’ll need traffic control at all four sides.
UPDATE 12:58 p.m.: According to our reporter, Mark McKenna, The “victim is in pain and appears to have a broken leg.”
UPDATE 1:03 p.m.: According to McKenna, an eyewitness said that the motorcyclist was turning south onto E from Buhne Street which is a four-way stop. The witness said the Mercedes appeared to make a California stop and kept going and then hit the motorcycle. Eyewitness said the driver of the Mercedes didn’t stop like she was supposed to.
UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: Sgt. Gary Whitmer of the Eureka Police confirmed that the motorcyclist had an injured leg. At this point, it hasn’t been confirmed as broken though. Whitmer said that the driver of the Mercedes said she had her kid in the car and this created a blind spot which made it difficult to see the motorcyclist.