[UPDATE 9:12 p.m.] Woman With Head Injury Following Crash, Several Vehicles Spun Out on Hwy 101
A woman has an injury to her head following a traffic collision at approximately 8:38 p.m. Her blue sedan struck the guardrail on Hwy 101 southbound about a 1/2 mile north of the Humboldt Hill exit. According to scanner traffic, there are “numerous vehicles off the roadway” due to spinning out in standing water.
Medical is responding to the one accident.
Please be careful if driving in the area.
UPDATE 9:12 p.m.: According to Mark McKenna, our reporter on the scene who spoke to Humboldt Bay Fire, the female driver of a Subaru hit the center divider and then came back across the roadway near the end of southbound onramp. The woman received a small head laceration but was not transported. by ambulance. [See also post about hail in Eureka here.]