Man Hurt in Redding Pedestrian Accident
REDDING, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2018) — A pedestrian was injured Tuesday night when they were struck by a driver on Highway 273, just south of Bonnyview Road.
The collision took place just before midnight near the intersection. Cassandra Zucco, 55, of Redding, was driving the vehicle when the man wearing dark clothing was struck. He suffered a major head injury and was taken to Mercy Medical Center for treatment.
Police closed down all traffic lanes on the southbound side of Highway 273 to investigate the crash, but it appears that drugs and or alcohol were not factors. Witnesses saw the victim run out into traffic outside of a marked crosswalk.
The Redding Police Department is heading up the investigation. It’s unknown if there were others hurt in the collision.
So far, police believe the driver was heading southbound at a normal speed. The driver reportedly had a green light, but the pedestrian walked out in traffic.
Redding Accident Investigation
Police are piecing together evidence and will determine fault for this crash.
Our prayers go out to the injured man in hopes of a full recovery.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
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