Authorities Arrest Hit-and-Run Suspect Alan Ladd after Hitting Pedestrian at Buhne and L Streets
EUREKA, CA (May 3, 2021) – Alan Lee Ladd was arrested after a pedestrian hit-and-run crash Thursday afternoon in Eureka.
The fatal crash happened around 4:00 p.m. on April 29 at Buhne Street and L Street. According to the Eureka Police Department, the 58-year-old Eureka man was driving a white truck when he hit a female pedestrian.
When officials arrived at the scene, they located the pedestrian suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. Paramedics took the victim to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Ladd fled the scene but police were able to locate him in an alleyway within a block of the crash site.
Police arrested Ladd and booked him into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of hit-and-run, driving while unlicensed, no insurance and expired registration. His bail was set at $35,000.00.
The crash is under investigation.
Always watch out for pedestrians when driving. Reduce your speed when approaching an intersection and pay attention to your surroundings. And when you get involved in an accident, never leave the scene.
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