Dec 18, 2014 1:52 PM by News Staff
A man was killed and a California Highway Patrol Officer was seriously injured during a confrontation that followed a single vehicle crash on Highway 299 early Thursday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, an officer responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 299 at Blue Jay Lane in Willow Creek just after 1:30 a.m.
When the officer arrived on the scene the driver attacked him with a weapon, and the officer fearing for his life, fatally shot the driver.
CHP officials say the officer suffered major injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he is in stable condition.