5 Injured in DUI Crash at Churn Creek Road and Cypress Avenue
REDDING, CA (December 19, 2019) – A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic accident Thursday afternoon in Redding.
The crash happened around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Churn Creek Road and Cypress Avenue.
According to Redding police, River Smith of Redding was driving a black Acura SUV west on Cypress Avenue. He ran a red light at the intersection of Churn Creek Road and collided with multiple vehicles.
The impact injured a total of five people including a juvenile. Three of the victims were treated at the hospital for bruises or lacerations.
Police arrested Smith at the scene on suspicion of felony DUI.
Further investigation is underway.
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