Press release from the California Highway Patrol:
While traveling on US-101 southbound, Porterville, Calif. resident Eduardo Valles, 32, lost control of his 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe and struck the guardrail on the west shoulder of US-101 at Main Street Fortuna. The vehicle then travelled east, striking the concrete center divider wall over Main Street, and Valles was ejected from the vehicle. Fortuna Fire, City Ambulance, and the CHP responded. Valles suffered major injures and was transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital. Valles was alone in the vehicle, and no other vehicles were involved. The collision is still under investigation.