[UPDATE 11:04 p.m.] High Speed Pursuit on Hwy 36

High speed lights

[Photo by Paolo Neo via Wikimedia Commons]

Fortuna Police are in pursuit of a vehicle that was originally heading eastbound at speeds of 105 mph. Now they are westbound passing Fisher Road and approaching Hwy 101.

UPDATE 10:32 p.m.: The officer told dispatch that the suspect vehicle headed up a gravel road near Alton –McDermott Road. Then the vehicle went into the driveway of a residence. Then the officer lost sight of it.

UPDATE 10:34 p.m.:
“A witness said it went down to the riverbar,” said an officer over the radio.

UPDATE 10:56 p.m.: An officer reports that there are headlights heading eastbound on the river bar from McDermott.

UPDATE 11:04 p.m.: An officer reports that a vehicle matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle passed him with its hazards on eastbound on 36.



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