BREAKING NEWS Montague murder investigation leads to Sacramento suspect arrest Full Story

Late night collision in Redding causes one fatality

California highway patrol officials confirm a late-night collision on the I-5 just south of Redding caused a fatality for one person. The other driver involved was uninjured.

Posted: Jan 26, 2020 9:48 AM
Updated: Jan 26, 2020 1:55 PM

REDDING, Calif - On Jan 26 at approximately 12:07 a.m., California Highway Patrol officials in Redding responded to a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 just south of Redding. 

CHP says the collision occurred in the northbound lane of Interstate 5 just off of Knighton Road.

According to CHP officials, a 2007 Nissan Altima was struck in the rear by a 2007 Dodge pickup. The adult male driver and sole occupant of the Dodge was uninjured. 

CHP confirms the adult female and sole occupant of the Nissan was fatally injured. Witnesses report the Nissan stopped in the number three lane, which is the slowest lane and the vehicle was "blacked out" which CHP confirms that the vehicle had no lights on. 

Officials say alcohol impairment does not appear to be a factor. The identification of the deceased is pending notification to next of kin by Shasta County Coroner's Office. 

Chico
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
Oroville
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 62°
Paradise
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 63°
Chester
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 63°
Red Bluff
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 61°
Willows
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 61°
Although we're a little cooler in northern California today, the wind is already blowing and our weather will get hotter and windier this weekend. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for our area tonight through Monday evening.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events