Tag Archives: DUI

Girl dead after being hit by truck on Central Ave.

California Highway Patrol McKinleyville – On the evening of Wednesday, December 14th, one female teenage pedestrian sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a passing vehicle. At approximately 8:07 p.m., James Arthur Merrick , of McKinleyville, was turning his 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 from eastbound Anna Sparks Way onto northbound Central Avenue. The juvenile pedestrian

Car flips on Central Avenue; DUI suspected

Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A McKinleyville man received major injuries when his Toyota 4Runner hit a wooden sign post and a large pine tree, then rolled over in downtown McKinleyville Sunday afternoon, Aug. 7. The California Highway Patrol suspects that the driver may have been under the influence or drugs or alcohol. At about

DUI arrest after crash injures two

Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The California Highway Patrol suspects that drugs were a factor in a single-vehicle crash Sunday, Aug. 7 which sent two people to the hospital. At about 10:22 p.m. that night, the CHP responded to a traffic collision on State Route 299 east of Blue Lake at mile marker 12.5.

Bayside man dies after car slams into tree in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A 37-year-old Bayside man died early this morning after his car became airborne and then slammed into a tree in McKinleyville. At about 2:05 a.m., Dahmay Shiday was driving a Subaru WRX westbound on Murray Road at a high rate of speed when he tried to turn onto the northbound

Woman crushed by Land Rover; suspect arrested for DUI

Mad River Union ARCATA – An Arcata man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving early this morning, May 6, after he ran over a woman who jumped out of the car while he was still entering a driveway. Timothy Bolton, 45, of Arcata, was driving a 2005 Land Rover and was in the process

Driver takes out power pole on Old Arcata Road

CHP ARCATA –  On the morning of Thursday, Sept. 17, a driver received minor injuries after losing control of the vehicle and colliding into a PG&E power pole.  Just after 2 a.m., 23-year-old Forrest Anthony Hale of Arcata was driving a 2001 Toyota Tacoma on Old Arcata Road north of Bayside Cuttoff.  For reasons still