Head-On Crash on Highway 299 in Redding Kills 1 and Seriously Injures 3
REDDING, CA (November 6, 2019) – Three people were badly injured following a fatal head-on crash Wednesday evening in Redding.
The crash happened around 8:05 p.m. on Highway 299 near Lower Springs Road.
According to the CHP, a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy Henry Taylor, 30, was driving west on Highway 299 when he hit a deer in the roadway. The impact caused him to lose control and crash head-on into an eastbound Toyota sedan carrying three people.
The Toyota caught fire with the passengers inside and Taylor’s vehicle went upside down in a ravine.
The driver of the Toyota, 20-year-old Justine Jackson of Redding, and her passenger, 2-year-old Jude Lowdermilk, suffered major injuries. Paramedics rushed them to Mercy Medical Center for treatment.
A third passenger in the sedan died at the scene. That man has yet to be identified by the Shasta County Coroner’s Office.
Taylor was also badly injured and hospitalized.
The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.
Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of the deceased. We also wish the injured parties a swift and steady recovery.
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