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Pedestrian Struck and Critically Injured in Hit and Run Traffic Collision

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at about 11:44 pm, RPD officers responded to a hit and run traffic collision at the intersection of Eureka Way (HWY 299) and California Street.  Upon arrival, officers located William Edward Finn, age 53 of Redding, and his motorized wheelchair in the intersection.  Based on evidence at the scene, it appeared William Finn was in or near the crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle.

William Finn was transported to Mercy Hospital with major injures.

There were no witnesses to the collision.  The collision is currently under investigation.  If you have any information concerning this collision, please contact the Redding Police Department Traffic Unit.


Contact:          Sergeant Montgomery ID# 314


Reviewed By: Corporal Mills ID# 365