Press release from the Eureka Police Department:

On February 12, 2022, at about 8:47 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the intersection of Henderson Street and A street for a report of a hit and run traffic collision involving a juvenile pedestrian on a skateboard.

Humboldt Bay Fire and City Ambulance responded and provided emergency medical care and transportation of the juvenile to the hospital. The 15-year-old juvenile pedestrian suffered moderate facial and head injuries and at the time of this report is in stable condition.

The suspect vehicle is described as a grey 4-door sedan with a rear taillight similar to a Mercedes style light. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Ben Altic at 707-441-4060 x1304 or, refer case number 22-000651