Man Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Collision on Highway 273 [Redding, CA]

Man Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Collision on Highway 273 [Redding, CA]
Man Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Collision on Highway 273 [Redding, CA]

Pedestrian Crash at Canyon Road Resulted in Fatality

REDDING, CA (September 12, 2023) – Thursday night, an auto-pedestrian collision on Highway 273 claimed the life of one person. 

The deadly incident happened around 8:20 p.m. on Highway 273 at Canyon Road in the city of Redding. 

According to the police, a southbound Nissan Altima failed to stop and hit a “large object” located at the center median of the highway. 

Afterward, the 21-year-old female driver from Redding exited her vehicle and discovered the victim underneath her vehicle. 

Responding officials declared the male pedestrian dead at the scene. However, his identity has not been released to the public, pending notification from his next of kin. 

Police said that drugs and alcohol did not play a role in the incident. Those with additional information about the fatal auto-pedestrian collision are encouraged to contact the Redding Police Department Traffic Unit at (530-225-4200).


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of the death of a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.


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