[UPDATE] Search and Rescue Requested After Bicyclist Hit by Vehicle on Hwy 101, According to CHP Site
A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle about 10:40 p.m. north of Leggett, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. At first, the bicyclist couldn’t be located. Scanner traffic is scratchy but now the CHP page indicates that the Mendocino Sheriff’s Office has been contacted to send their search and rescue team.
UPDATE 11:40 p.m.: According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, there is a request in for a thermal imaging camera which indicates that likely the bicyclist still hasn’t been located. Reach One, the medical helicopter, is responding to the scene. Caltrans has been requested probably for traffic control.
UPDATE 12:11 a.m.: Even using thermal imaging the bicyclist hasn’t been located. Reportedly it is a 1000 foot drop, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page.
UPDATE: Though a search plane flew and searchers did their best to scour the rough terrain, no victim was found and the search was called off.