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Occupants Flee Collision Leaving Vehicle Precariously Perched

NEWS RELEASE 

December 22, 2019              7:30 PM

CASE#19R084147

 

On Sunday, December 22nd 2019, at approximately 4:04 PM, Redding Police were dispatched to investigate a report of a collision at the downtown parking structure located at Placer Street at California Street.  Upon arrival, Officers learned a blue Pontiac G6, registered to Sarah Frederick of Redding, collided with a parked white Ford F-250, registered to Matthew Katsares of Redding. The Ford was parked near the southeast corner of the parking structure, on the upper level.  Witnesses reported four occupants of the Pontiac fled the scene prior to the arrival of Officers, and were not located.  The Pontiac was subsequently impounded.

During the collision, the Pontiac lifted the rear of Ford and both vehicles came to rest hanging over the edge of the elevated parking structure.  The railing to the parking structure, in the area of the collision, was also damaged.

The collision is currently under investigation.  Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the Redding Police Department.

Contact:      Corporal Chris Mills #365

Redding Police Department

                        530-225-4200

Reviewed:      Sgt. Jeff Schmidt #311