Pedestrian Struck on Highway 101 Near Humboldt Hill This Morning; Coroner Being Called to Scene

UPDATE: 9:10 a.m.: Traffic is still very snarled on northbound 101. It seems to be backed up all the way to Hookton Road. Expect delays.

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UPDATE, 8:14 a.m.: The Highway Patrol has opened one lane of northbound traffic while they continue their investigation. It’s probably going to be slow for a while.

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UPDATE, 7:30 a.m.: Traffic is at a standstill on northbound 101.

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A person was struck multiple times on Highway 101 near the Humboldt Hill onramp this morning. Emergency personnel are on scene, and traffic is being diverted. 

One caller to the California Highway Patrol said that the person had walked out into traffic and had since been struck by numerous vehicles, including a big rig.

A coroner has been summoned to the scene, according to scanner traffic.

Updates from CHP dispatch below.


6:26 a.m.
[5] [Appended, 06:27:08] [1] RP STATED HIT POSS BODY IN RDWY // GRY TOYT COA
6:26 a.m.
[2] WALKED OUT IFO RP'S VEH
6:27 a.m.
[9] 1039 EPD
6:32 a.m.
[12] 1039 S1
6:32 a.m.
[13] RP RECALLED // AT THIS TIME AT LEAST 6 ADTL VEH'S HAVE HIT THE PED INCLUDING A BIG RIG
6:32 a.m.
[14] 1039 HSO TO ASSIST
6:37 a.m.
[18] ND-C121 FIRE 97, 97 SHORTLY
6:40 a.m.
[20] A16-044 97 AREA, ENRT TO DIVERT TRAFFIC TO HUMBOLDT HILL
6:43 a.m.
[23] A16-044 DIVERTING TRAFFIC TO HUMBOLDT HILL, NEED SOMEONE TO BLOCK NB ORN
6:44 a.m.
[25] [Appended, 06:45:15] [1] RP IN BIG RIG / USF REDWAY / WILL BE 1/2 MI N/O THE TC SCENE
6:45 a.m.
[27] 1039 S1
6:46 a.m.
[28] 1039 OFC FOR ADTL UNITS TO RESP TO SCENE

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