Press release from the California Highway Patrol:
On 6/13/22, at approximately 0813 hours, [62-year-old McKinleyville Resident Lisa] Harris was driving her Honda Accord northbound on Walnut Avenue, south of Primrose Street, and was parked at the curb. When Harris began to pull into the traffic lane, the front of the Honda was struck by a passing northbound vehicle. The vehicle failed to stop at the scene and continued driving northbound. Due to the crash, Harris suffered a severely broken arm. A passing motorist, who happened to be a nurse, stopped to help and immediately drove Harris to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.
Harris was unable to give a definitive description of the suspect vehicle but thought it may have been a green or teal full size pickup with a camper shell. The suspect vehicle would have damage to its right-front and/or right-side.
Humboldt CHP is requesting assistance from the public to locate the vehicle involved in this crash and identify the driver. If you are the driver of the suspect vehicle, or if you have any information regarding this crash, we ask you to please contact the Humboldt Area CHP, Attn: Officer Griffin, at 707-822-5981 or the Humboldt Communication Center at 707-268-2000.