Car Slams Into Silverside Motel in Fields Landing


Photos by Chelsea Jensen.

A blue sedan crashed into the Silverside Motel on the 6700 block of Fields Landing Drive in Fields Landing at approximately 8:47 a.m. today, narrowly missing an abutting fire hydrant.

The California Highway Patrol incident report states that no driver was found at the scene of the crash. The collision has since been labeled a hit-and-run.

Photos of the scene provided by reader Chelsea Jensen show that a motel window and the car’s bumper took most of the damage.

A tow truck has been called to clear the car from the scene.

The Arcata Fire District has issued a statement cautioning drivers to slow down, as there have been a multitude of accidents and spinouts on local highways this morning.


8:47 a.m.
[1] VEH INTO MOTEL
8:48 a.m.
[2] BLU VEH
9 a.m.
[7] PER HSO THEY LOCATED THE VEH INVD HIGH CENTERED IFO THE MOTEL / BLU KIA SORRENTO / 6ELH210
9 a.m.
[8] VEH 1124 / PER SUBJ TO HSO THEY BELIEVE THE OWNER LIVES IN THE MOTEL
9:01 a.m.
[10] [Notification] [CHP]-[7] PER HSO THEY LOCATED THE VEH INVD HIGH CENTERED IFO THE MOTEL / BLU KIA SORRENTO / 6ELH210
9:14 a.m.
[14] A16-044 HIT AND RUN NEG DRIVER W VEH 1185 FOR KIA OPTIMA 4 GOOD TIRES FE DMG
9:20 a.m.
[17] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PACIFIC TOWING 707-443-8482
9:57 a.m.
[22] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 20002-Hit and Run No Injuries by CHP

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