A Redding man is behind bars following a crash near the Shasta dam early this morning. It happened on Keswick Dam Road east of Iron Mountain Road around 6:30 a.m.
CHP officials say the driver of a white jeep came around a bend in the road, and for an unknown reason ended up in the opposite lane. The jeep collided with a Chevy van which fled the scene. The driver of the van, Joshua Pohrman of Redding, later came back to the scene. After further investigation he was arrested on suspicion of DUI and is also being charged with fleeing the scene of an injury accident.
The driver of the jeep was taken to Mercy Medical Center with a minor neck injury.