Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Sixth Street and Myrtle Avenue [Eureka, CA]

Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Sixth Street and Myrtle Avenue [Eureka, CA]

Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Sixth Street and Myrtle Avenue [Eureka, CA]

Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Eureka Pedestrian Crash

 
EUREKA, CA (April 25, 2019) – A man suffered severe injuries following a pedestrian accident in Eureka on a Monday, April 22.
 
According to the police, the crash happened at around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Sixth Street and Myrtle Avenue.
 
Officers said a grey SUV was heading south on Myrtle Avenue when for unknown reasons, a man run into the roadway. The pedestrian then collided with the front passenger side of the vehicle.
 
Moments later, the driver and other bystanders gave aid to him on the street.
 
Officials said that the pedestrian suffered serious injuries due to the impact of the collision. Paramedics rushed him to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.
 
A family member told a local news source that the pedestrian is 27 years old. They said he is in critical condition after suffering from a broken ankle, shoulder, and fractured skull. He also has a hemorrhage and swelling on the left side of his brain. Officials confirmed that the man is in critical condition.
 
The involved Uber driver captured the whole incident in the vehicle’s dashcam. The driver did not face any charges in connection to the collision.
 
The crash is under investigation, according to the authorities.
 
Pedestrians should always look out for oncoming vehicles before crossing the street. Drivers should also make sure to follow all rules of the road and pay close attention to pedestrians.


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