Fatal Accident Near Hemsted Drive in Redding

Dec 14, 2013 3:37 PM

Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the area of North Bechelli Ln. near Hemsted Dr. for a report of a single vehicle collision just before 4:00 this morning. Responding officers located a black 1999 Honda Accord in a nearby parking lot on its roof. The sole male adult occupant and driver was found deceased upon arrival of initial officers

The driver's identity is being withheld until notification of next of kin by the Shasta County Coroners office. The driver was traveling southbound on Bechelli Ln. when the vehicle failed to negotiate the curve in the roadway and struck a brick sign. Police say speed appears to be a factor in the collision.

Anyone with further information regarding this traffic collision is encouraged to contact the Redding Police Department.


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