1 Critical after Pedestrian Accident on Highway 273 near South Bonnyview Road in Redding
REDDING, CA (February 10, 2022) – A pedestrian sustained serious injuries in an accident on Highway 273, early Sunday morning.
According to the Redding Police Department, the incident happened on February 5, at about 6:00 a.m. The pedestrian reportedly attempted to cross the highway when a northbound Dodge sedan hit him near South Bonnyview Road.
Emergency crews rushed the victim to Mercy Medical Center for treatment of major injuries. Authorities did not release the name of the victim.
Meanwhile, the 39-year-old driver of the sedan remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
As per reports, the victim was wearing dark clothing and the sedan driver swerved to avoid the pedestrian. Investigators ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors in the accident.
Anyone with information can call the Redding Police Department Traffic Unit at (530) 225-4200 and refer to incident file number 22R007817.
When behind the wheel of any vehicle, always be on the lookout for pedestrians. Slow down when approaching crosswalks, intersections, or any area where pedestrians might be present. Also, practice defensive driving at all times.
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