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Redding Highway Crash Causes Injuries

Officials of California Highway Patrol (CHP) have stated that a local car accident left multiple people with serious injuries. The collision reportedly occurred on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The accident took place on a highway location within Redding while it was dark outside. Officers noted that the crash happened not long after another collision took place in the same area. However, no injuries were reported in the prior crash. Updates on the conditions of the injured individuals have not yet been reported, and CHP says that their investigators are still looking into this case to find out what may have caused the crash.

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Major Injury Redding Bicycle Collision

Officers of the Redding Police Department (RPD) have reported that a serious traffic accident took place in Redding on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The accident reportedly happened on a wet road around dawn and involved a passenger vehicle and a male bicyclist. The bicyclist was left with major injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital to receive emergency medical care. The bicyclist was not identified by officials and, at the time of reporting, updates on the condition of the injured individual remain unavailable. RPD has reported that their investigators are still looking into what factors may have caused the collision.

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Redding Plane Collision Kills Two – According to Redding Fire Battalion Chief Eric McMurtrey, two people lost their lives in a local airplane accident during the night of Thursday, November 15, 2018. The accident involved a small plane and happened close to the Redding Municipal Airport. The identities of the fatally injured individuals had not been reported by Shasta County authorities as of Friday, November, 16, 2018, pending family notifications. The accident remains under investigation by multiple agencies including the Federal Aviation Administration and the Nation Transportation Safety Board. My support and sympathy are sent out to those who’ve lost a person they love due to this tragic event.

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The airplane accident reportedly took place at around 6:30 p.m. Redding Municipal Airport Manager Bryant Garrett stated that a small airplane, which he identified as a Cessna 182, had taken off from the local airfield. Garrett said that the plane, a four-seater aircraft that had been carrying two people, traveled about a mile away from the airport before it crashed. Garrett also said that he did not know if the plane made a distress call prior to the accident.

Redding Area Crash Severely Injures Motorcyclist

Redding Area Crash Severely Injures Motorcyclist

Redding Area Crash Severely Injures Motorcyclist – Redding area California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers reported that one local man was left with severe injuries following a collision that took place on Monday, October 15, 2018. The accident involved a passenger vehicle and a motorcyclist. Officers stated that the motorcyclist was left with severe trauma while the driver of the car was not injured. The motorcyclist was identified as Howard Wayne McFadyen, a 55-year-old resident of the community of Cottonwood. Updates on Mr. McFadyen’s condition had not been released by the hospital at the time of reporting.

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Redding Hit-and-Run Severely Injures Pedestrian

Redding Hit-and-Run Severely Injures Pedestrian

Redding Hit-and-Run Severely Injures Pedestrian – Officers of the Redding Police Department (RPD) reported that a serious pedestrian accident took place at a highway within the city on the night of Tuesday, October 2, 2018. The collision reportedly left one pedestrian with critical injuries. Officers stated that the accident involved two cars and that one of the vehicles drove away from the scene of the crash. RPD is currently investigating the accident and attempting to locate the missing vehicle and driver. Authorities have reported that the injured pedestrian remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

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Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries

Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries

Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries – According to information released by UC Berkeley researchers, Redding has been the site of nearly 5,000 traumatic auto accidents over the last ten years. These accidents left well over 6,500 people with injuries ranging from minor to fatal. While the likelihood that you will be involved in a crash on any given drive is relatively low, all it takes is one accident to cause serious trauma that dramatically affects you and your family’s lives. However, many people are unaware of the symptoms that accident injuries can cause. The below article explains some of the more common serious injuries suffered in car accidents.

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Redding Crash Leaves Pedestrian Seriously Hurt
Redding Crash Leaves Pedestrian Seriously Hurt

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding personal injury lawyer. Reports from the local police state that one person was injured during a pedestrian and vehicle accident in Redding on Friday, August 17, 2018. Redding Police Department (RPD) reported that the crash took place shortly before noon and left the pedestrian with severe injuries. RPD also stated that they are currently investigating this accident and looking into factors that may have caused it. So far, updates on the condition of the injured pedestrian have not been made available by medical officials. My best wishes go out to the injured pedestrian as she attempts to recover from her injuries.

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Red Bluff Crash Causes Fatality

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding personal injury lawyer. One man was fatally injured, and one woman was left with severe trauma after they were involved in an accident that took place on August 4, 2018. Officials from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the collision took place along a rural highway near the city of Red Bluff. Shasta County officials have identified the fatally injured man as Steven Hudson, a 59-year-old resident of Redding.

My sincere sympathies are with Mr. Hudson’s loved ones as they are coping with the sudden loss of their family member and friend.

Carr Fire Claims Six Lives

Carr Fire Claims Six Lives
Carr Fire Claims Six Lives. Californians are once again facing devastation and loss of life as a result of a massive and unpredictable fire. This fire has been referred to as the Carr Fire, and it has quickly destroyed the area around Redding. Wildfires are a common threat in California and last year was one of the worst cases in the state’s history. Let’s look at the timeline of the Carr Fire and the destruction it has already caused.  We’ll take a look at the loss of life and the damage of homes and businesses. Before we start, let me offer my hope that you and your family are safe as you are reading this. For the families who have lost a loved one, my prayers are with you in this time of extraordinary grief. I also want to mention my admiration for the brave firefighters that risk their own lives to save others.

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Redding Crash Sends Two Drivers to Hospital

Redding Crash Sends Two Drivers to Hospital

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding personal injury lawyer. On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, a local car accident left two men injured. Responding officers said that both men involved in the crash were taken to a local hospital to receive medical care. However, no information about the specific injuries that either man received has been reported so far. The accident took place in Redding shortly after sunrise and reportedly involved only two vehicles, a pickup truck, and an SUV. Redding Police Department (RPD) says that they are still trying to understand what factors may have caused this collision to happen.

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