Man in wheelchair struck, killed by car in Redding

Jul 13, 2015 6:58 PM by News Staff

A man crossing Bechelli Lane in a wheelchair died after he was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon.

Redding police were called to a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision on Bechelli Lane near Beagle Lane around 1:30 p.m. They say 18-year-old Paige Taylor Camillieri, of Redding struck a 58-year-old man as he crossed Bechelli Lane.

According to police, the man attempting to cross the road in his wheelchair did not do so at a crosswalk or intersection. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation is ongoing, and the man's identity is being withheld pending family notification.


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