Woman Hurt, Driver Pins Woman Against Building on Walnut Drive in Eureka
EUREKA, CA (March 30, 2023) — A woman was injured after a car pinned her against a building on Walnut Drive near Fern Street.
According to a California Highway Patrol traffic incident report, the crash happened around 4:45 p.m. Monday. For unknown reasons, a driver struck and pinned a woman against a building as she and her daughter were selling Girl Scout cookies. The accident, which happened at Murphy’s Market on Walnut Drive, left the woman with injuries.
First responders arrived and brought the woman to a hospital. Her daughter, thankfully, was unharmed.
Reports did not say what led to the accident, but an ongoing investigation should reveal these details.
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