Eureka man arrested for hit-and-run, vehicle versus pedestrian collision

EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM) — A Eureka man is arrested after hitting a pedestrian with his car then fleeing the scene Thursday afternoon.  

58-year-old Alan Lee Ladd was taken into custody after Eureka Police officers responded to the intersection of Buhne and H Streets for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision. The pedestrian sustained moderate injuries and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital. Ladd was not on scene when police arrived.

Police located Ladd four blocks from the collision. DUI does not appear to be a factor. Ladd was booked for hit and run and other charges. His bail is set at $35,000.