Pedestrian, Dog Injured in Redding Crash at Cypress Avenue and Civic Center Drive
REDDING, CA (April 22, 2021) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after an accident at Cypress Avenue and Civic Center Drive in Redding.
According to an article published by the KRCRTV News, the collision occurred late Wednesday night. Officers reported the crash at around 10 p.m. in front of the Redding City Hall.
The incident happened on April 21 when a white Ford Ranger was going west on Cypress Avenue, approaching Civic Center Drive in Redding.
Police said the driver entered the intersection and for an unknown reason struck an elderly female pedestrian. The woman was in the crosswalk with her dog when the pickup truck hit them.
Elderly Woman Hit by Car Near City Hall
Firefighters along with the paramedics soon responded to the scene. They found the victim suffering from non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
Medical personnel then rushed her to a local hospital for treatment. Officials did not release her name and condition at this time.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the motorist involved stopped after hitting the woman. Authorities forced the intersection of Cypress and Civic Center to close following the collision.
The Shasta County Animal Regulation also arrived and took the injured dog. The cause of the pedestrian accident is still under investigation.
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