Police Pursuit Ends in Three Vehicle Collision

Eureka, Ca. (KIEM) — A police pursuit and three vehicle collision bring traffic to a crawl on a busy road in Eureka on Tuesday afternoon.

It happened just after noon at Broadway and Truesdale near Tres Picosos restaurant. A Eureka police officer was traveling South on Broadway when a man driving a Toyota Tundra sped past him in the center turn lane.

By the time the officer caught up with the driver, he had already collided with two other vehicles. One of the drivers of the other vehicles reported minor injuries.

EPD, California Highway Patrol, and Humboldt Bay Fire all responded to the scene. The suspect is awaiting charges and will be booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.

CHP is handling the collision investigation and EPD is handling the criminal investigation.