REDDING: Hit-and-Run Driver Leaves Woman Badly Injured at Churn Creek and Old Alturas
Victim ID’d as Michele Sekela, 49
REDDING, California (April 2, 2016) – A passenger was badly injured in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday afternoon at Churn Creek and Old Alturas roads, according to KRCRTV. (map)
She was identified as 49-year-old Michele Sekela, of Redding.
Police said the 49-year-old victim was riding in a black Ford Focus west on Old Alturas Road entering the intersection at Churn Creek Road on a green light. The Ford was driven by 49-year-old Redding resident William Sekela at the time.
As per Record Searchlight, an Acura driven by 33-year-old Gregory Kfoury, of Great Falls, Virginia ran a red light south on Churn Creek Road and crashed into the Ford.
A report by Ventura County Star said the woman was extricated from the Ford. She was believed to have sustained a compound fracture to one of her legs.
Meanwhile, Kfoury did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. He was found three days later and admitted owning the suspect vehicle.
His Acura was impounded by the police while Kfoury has left the area and refuses to contact officers.
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