By Roger Gitlin – February 18, 2017 –
The Crescent City area office of the California Highway Patrol has identified the CHP officer injured in yesterday aftenoon’s accident on 101 near Klamath. A semi-truck collided with Officer Jose Martinez’ CHP vehicle. He is in critical but stable condition after Cal-Ore life flight transported him to Mercy Medical Center in Redding where he awaits surgery. Thank you Del Norte Ambulance for your stellar work in transporting Officer Martinez to CEC. The efforts of these first responders most certainly made the difference in saving his life.
Let’s go the extra effort and send Officer Jose Martinez get well cards. Please send your best wishes for a speedy recovery to:
- CHP office for Ofc. Martinez
- 1444 Parkway Drive,
- Crescent City, CA 95531.
Commander Larry Depee will make sure Jose receives your good wishes. Let no one think law enforcement isn’t very dangerous.
Thank you, Officer Jose Martinez for your dedication and commitment to Del Norte County. As part of his extended family, make sure he knows that we wish him a speedy recovery so he can come home.