Jan 2, 2017

Fatal accident on Mountain View Road results in CHP finding vehicle, one deceased

According to scanner traffic, fatal accident on Mountain View Rd off Kneeland, one subject walked out for help was taken to Kneeland School via ambulance.  The man seemed to be drunk and not familiar with area.

CHP found vehicle with a subject deceased, coroner enroute.

Press Release (January 3):

Humboldt County, California – On Sunday, January 1, 2017, a 1995 GMC Sierra was traveling on Mountain View Road, when it left the roadway causing the vehicle to roll. 

At approximately 5:30 p.m., a 1995 GMC Sierra, driven by, a 52 year old man, of Eureka, travelled off of the roadway and rolled down the embankment.  As a result of this collision, the driver of the GMC was partially ejected and sustained fatal injuries.  A passenger in the GMC sustained minor injuries and was able to walk several miles to call for emergency assistance.  Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this collision.  The California Highway Patrol Humboldt Area is the lead investigating agency in this traffic collision.


  1. I hope "we" are able to find out more about this accident. I'd like to know if the dog made it.