High Speed Chase Ends in 4-Car Collision on Highway 101
MYERS FLAT, Humboldt County (April 12, 2016) – A high speed police chase concluded in a multi-vehicle collision on southbound Highway 101 Monday morning, according to Times-Standard.
The accident happened at around 11:31 a.m.
Preliminary report stated that a reckless driver in a 1997 Honda Accord was spotted on the highway near Rio Dell.
The suspect was later identified as 54-year-old Kelly Winchester, of Eureka.
The high speed chase began when Winchester drove past and failed to yield a California Highway Patrol Officer who tried to stop her for her dangerous driving on the highway.
The chase was headed south of the highway, as mentioned in the article. As Winchester was approaching Myers Flat, she made an unsafe pass and veered into the opposite lane.
The event caused Winchester to slam against three other vehicle, putting the chase into an end of a 4-car crash.
The Times-Standard published that Winchester was taken into custody from the scene.
Police officers continue to look into the injury count from the incident.
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