UPDATE: Motorcyclist attempts to avoid collision
EUREKA- Traffic was blocked off at R and 3rd Streets after a motorcyclist jumped off his bike before crashing into another vehicle. The incident happened around 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The driver of the truck, 69-year-old Allen Travis of Eureka, was traveling southbound and about to turn left to go to the gas station. The motorcyclist, 23-year-old Christopher Brimley, also of Eureka, was traveling northbound and saw the truck turning and tried to stop. However according to Eureka Police, the tires on the motorcycle locked up. Brimley realized he was going to crash into the truck, and jumped off his bike to avoid the collision.
He was taken to the hospital for moderate injuries.