On October 8, 2021, at about 9:15 p.m., while investigating an unrelated critical injury collision on Broadway, additional officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the intersection of Broadway and W Henderson Streets for the report of a semi vs bicyclist collision.
Officers located the male bicyclist down in the road and began life saving efforts. Humboldt Bay Fire and City Ambulance responded and continued emergency medical care and transportation to the hospital where he was ultimately pronounced deceased. Next of kin has been notified and the pedestrian has been identified as 49-year-old Michael Wray Robinson of Eureka.
The driver of the semi-truck remained on scene and was found to not be under the influence after voluntary sobriety tests. This is an active and ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4060.
The Eureka Police Department would like to thank the Humboldt Bay Fire Volunteers and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for assisting during this incident.