Southern Humboldt Resident Arrested for DUI After Accident
At approximately 1:15 a.m., a 2013 Subaru Crosstrek driven by Willa Rippberger crashed. According to Sgt. Tamera L McCanless of the California Highway Patrol, Rippberger (age 41 and a resident of the Shelter Cove area) “was traveling westbound on Briceland Road east of Seely Creek. She ran off the road into a redwood tree.”
Rippberger was the only occupant of the vehicle and received minor injuries during the collision. She was arrested for a DUI, according to McCanless.
At approximately 3 a.m., the Briceland Road was temporarily closed for the tow truck to recover the crashed vehicle.