Motorcycle Crash closes Hwy 44 ramps in Redding

Apr 24, 2016 12:30 AM

The CHP in Redding is working a fatal motorcycle crash that has closed the northbound off ramp from Interstate 5 onto westbound Highway 44.
The on ramp to westbound Highway 44 from Dana Drive also is closed.
Officials say the motorcycle driver crashed into a guard rail at about 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23rd, After failing to yield for a traffic stop. It happened quickly, just 30 minutes after the officer attempted to initiate the stop.

The rider was unresponsive and CPR was not successful, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The ramps are expected to remain closed for several hours.###


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