Patrick Moran and Robert Lankford Jr. Injured in Red Bluff Crash on 5 Freeway; Wrong-Way Driver Killed
The accident took place north of Adobe Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a 79-year-old Tennessee man was driving a Nissan Juke north when for an unknown reason he struck a bridge abutment.
The man continued east into the third lane and crashed into a 2007 Toyota 4Runner driven by 59-year-old Woodland resident Patrick Hugh Moran.
CHP affirmed that the Nissan was forced back west into a 2002 Ford F-150 operated by 41-year-old Robert Lankford Jr., of Redding.
The Tennessee man died as a result of the wreck.
Meanwhile, Lankford, Moran and a passenger in the Toyota were taken to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital with unspecified injuries. Lankford was believed to have been drunk driving and arrested on suspicion of DUI, although his actions did not cause the deadly incident.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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