Dwight May Hits, Injures Officer on 5 Freeway [Redding, CA]

Dwight May Hits, Injures Officer on 5 Freeway [Redding, CA]
Dwight May Hits, Injures Officer on 5 Freeway [Redding, CA]

Dwight May Strikes, Hospitalizes Officer on 5 Freeway near Loma Vista Drive

REDDING, CA (August 5, 2022)Dwight May struck and injured an officer on the 5 Freeway near Loma Vista Drive early Thursday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Thursday. The incident first happened when a California Highway Patrol officer pulled over to tend to an initial crash.
As the officer exited his Dodge Charger to block the No. 3 lane for the vehicle in the road, an oncoming Ford Ranger driven by 20-year-old May veered out of control and struck the patrol car, grazing the officer, as well.
As a result of the accident, the unidentified officer suffered minor injuries.
Following the accident, May, of Redding, stayed at the scene and cooperated with police investigators who did not believe alcohol played a role.
If anyone has more information on this accident and would like to help the CHP, please contact the department.
When driving at night, pay close attention to the road ahead. It may be hard to see obstructions in the roadway. When you drive at a safe speed limit and put distractions away, you can have an increased level of awareness should an emergency come up.

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