Minor injuries reported after 299E crash near Bella Vista

BELLA VISTA — CHP is investigating a minor injury, solo-vehicle crash that happened in the 23000 block of SR-299E, about a half-mile from Woodman Ln., according to a CHP incident log and witnesses. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Cottonwood felon found with stolen truck and gun arrested Parolee arrested after stabbing woman along Sacramento River Trail Cap’n Crunch cereal box doggie […]

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Stalled hay truck creating back up on 299E in Hatchet Pass

HATCHET PASS — CHP is headed to Hatchet Pass, about seven miles southwest of Burney, after receiving reports of a tractor trailer combo that broke down in the westbound lane of 299E, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson motorcyclist ID’d after fatal Redding crash SUV passing on curve before 299E head-on crash with big-rig CHP […]

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SUV passing on curve before 299E head-on crash with big-rig

FALL RIVER MILLS — Minor injuries are being reported after a head-on, rollover traffic collision between a small SUV and a tractor-trailer combo pulling hay west of Fall River Mills this afternoon, Thursday, June 27. The accident happened on 299E, about a mile west of Pit 1 Powerhouse Rd. near the Hat Creek Rifle and Pistol Club, according to a […]

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One dead, one injured, after motorcyclist hits dog in Burney

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a dog in the small mountain community of Burney, about 35 miles east of Redding, Friday evening, June 14. A female passenger on the motorcycle sustained moderate injuries after the collision, which happened on Highway 299E, just west of Enterprise Dr. According to a CHP incident log, the fatal accident happened shortly […]

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Deer-related crashes near JP & Old Station dividing area resources

JOHNSON PARK — No injuries were reported this evening, Wednesday, May 29, after a vehicle struck a deer while traveling on SR-299E, just west of SR-89 in the Johnson Park area east of Burney. Tonight’s deer-related accident happened just 15 minutes after another deer was reportedly struck east of Old Station, in the area of highways 44 and 89. The […]

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Officers at scene of Fall River 3-vehicle crash

FALL RIVER MILLS — Authorities are investigating a three-vehicle traffic accident after an SUV hit at least two – but possibly three – parked vehicles this morning, Friday, May 10. According to a CHP incident log and official radio traffic, the accident happened in the area of Main St. and SR-299, near the Fall River Hotel. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Big-rig smacks 299E guardrail, lanes partially blocked

MONTGOMERY CREEK — Authorities are headed to the scene of a big-rig tractor-trailer combo that crashed into a guardrail and is now partially blocking Hwy 299E, near the Intermountain community of Montgomery Creek. According to a CHP incident log, although there were no reported injuries, radio traffic at the time indicated fire and rescue personnel were initially dispatched to the […]

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Officials at scene of pickup upside down and submerged in creek off 299E

UPDATED: Monday, May 6, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story and earlier updates below. BELLA VISTA — At 9:35 a.m., CHP’s incident log updated that a tow truck had arrived at the scene of this morning’s reported rollover crash, which left a green Dodge Dakota pickup truck upside down and partially submerged in Little Cow Creek, just south of SR-299E, between […]

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More details after Redding Hotshot crew crash injures 11

BURNEY — More details have emerged after Tuesday afternoon’s head-on, rollover traffic collision involving a U.S. Forest Service Hotshot crew and a passenger vehicle in the small mountain Intermountain community of Burney. This week’s crash injured eleven people, including all ten crew members of the Interagency Hotshot fire crew, which is based out of Redding and was reportedly returning to […]

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BREAKING: Officials close 299E in Bella Vista after suspicious device located, detonated

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 1, 1 p.m. With additional details from scene regarding detonation and road re-opening. BELLA VISTA — Bomb Squad members and other authorities are at the scene of a possible pipe bomb that was reportedly discovered this morning, Wednesday, May 1. Radio traffic and witnesses at the scene have indicated the suspicious device was found by a CalTrans […]

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