Man Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on Knighton Rd in Redding, CA

December 19, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Knighton Rd and I-5
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victims vehicle struck the rear of a parked big rig in the shoulder of the off-ramp

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officers released details related to the accident that killed a man on the Knighton Rd I-5 off-ramp in Redding, CA on December 19th, 2018. Officials say a 60-year-old man was killed when his vehicle collided with the rear of a parked semi-truck in the shoulder of the off ramp. EMS officials pronounced the man dead at the scene. The semi-truck was not occupied at the time of the accident.

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