Pedestrian injured after being struck by vehicle in Redding

Mar 20, 2015 11:06 AM by News Staff

Redding police say a man was seriously injured early Friday morning when he ran into traffic and was struck by a car on Hilltop Drive.

The incident happened around 2:15 a.m., just north of Mistletoe Lane, when 47-year-old Reynaldo Montoya, of Lincoln ran into the roadway and was struck by Steve Walton, 55, of Anderson.

Walton told police he saw Montoya and despite swerving at the last minute, he was unable to avoid hitting him.

Montoya suffered major injuries and was transported to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries.

Investigators say Walton was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


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