15-Year-Old Teen Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run Collision on A Street

EUREKA, CA (February 24, 2021) – On Saturday, a 15-year-old girl sustained injuries following a hit-and-run collision on Henderson Street.

The accident happened about 8:47 p.m. at the intersection of Henderson Street and A Street.

Furthermore, according to reports, a hit-and-run traffic collision took place involving a juvenile pedestrian on a skateboard under unknown circumstances.

Consequently, paramedics responded and provided emergency medical assistance as well as transportation to the hospital for the juvenile.

At this time, police said the 15-year-old juvenile pedestrian sustained moderate facial and head injuries and is currently in a stable condition.

Meanwhile, officials described the suspect car as a grey four-door sedan with a rear taillight resembling that of a Mercedes.

California Highway Patrol asks anyone with information to contact the police at 707-441-4060 extension 1304 or baltic@ci.eureka.ca.gov, refer to case number 22-000651.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead.

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