[UPDATE 5:58 p.m.] Vehicle and Bicyclist Collided in Eureka; One Injured; Two Lanes Blocked
One person has a leg injury and is down in the roadway. The number two and three lanes are blocked.
Please avoid the area if possible.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 5:47 p.m.: The bicyclist has an open fracture, according to the scanner.
UPDATE 5:58 p.m.: According to Eureka Police Sgt. Ed Wilson, alcohol doesn’t appear to be a factor in the collision. Wilson said that a number of witnesses described that the driver of the Saturn was headed westbound in the number 3 lane when the bicyclist shot across the street on B and collided with the Saturn.
The closed lane should be open soon.