[UPDATE 9:32 p.m.] Hit and Run: Child Injured in Fortuna
At approximately 9:15 p.m., officers reported to dispatch that a child was injured in a hit and run traffic collision on south of Kenmar on Eel River Drive. An ambulance is headed towards the accident at this time.
A possible Jeep Cherokee with one headlight broken is being sought in connection with this collision. The vehicle was last seen headed towards the Drake Hill and the Rohnerville area.
Drake Hill Road is closed to traffic.
Map below is only very rough approximation of where the incident occurred.
UPDATE 9:32 p.m.: Law enforcement is searching for the Jeep Cherokee and saying that it is possibly involved in an 1144 (death.) We are unsure at this time whether the child has died or if another person died. Please keep an eye out for the vehicle.
UPDATE 9:36 p.m.: Scanner traffic indicates that a 16-year-old female is being taken by ambulance to the hospital. The child has multiple injuries. [We are now being told that the injured child is 16 and have updated the information.]
UPDATE Wednesday: Two Teenage Girls Killed by Hit and Run Driver