Press release from the California Highway Patrol:
Hoopa, CA - On Friday, June 7, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run injury traffic collision occurred on Marshall Lane, south of Big Hill Road.
A male juvenile, age 15 of Hoopa was walking in a northerly direction along the east shoulder of Marshall Lane, south of Big Hill Road. An unknown driver was driving a black sedan with tinted windows. The sedan was traveling northbound on Marshall Lane, south of Big Hill Road and approaching to the rear of the juvenile. As the sedan approached the juvenile, the sedan made an unsafe turn, turning to the left and onto the westbound shoulder where it collided with the juvenile. The juvenile landed on top of the sedans hood, rolled off and landed on his stomach. The juvenile looked up and was able to obtain a description of the sedan before falling asleep. The juvenile awoke and walked home where his parents took him to the Hoopa-Willow Creek Ambulance Station for medical assistance. The juvenile was then transported to Mad River Community Hospital for further medical treatment. The juvenile sustained a concussion and additional minor injuries. He was subsequently released from the hospital.
The California Highway Patrol Humboldt Area is continuing its investigation into this collision and is asking anyone with additional information to contact the Humboldt Area CHP Office at 707-822-5981 or to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.