UPDATE: Anderson pair fatally ejected when car careens off highway ID’d

UPDATED: Monday, Nov. 25, 1:20 p.m. See Original Story below. REDDING — Authorities have released the identities of an Anderson pair who died after their vehicle careened off the ramp connecting northbound Interstate 5 with westbound Highway-44, in Redding. Although the crash was discovered around 9 a.m. Sunday morning, officials believe the deadly accident happened sometime overnight. Officials who responded […]

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I-5 traffic stop yields nearly 6 pounds of heroin

SHASTA LAKE —  Authorities who conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 5 yesterday, just south of Bridge Bay Rd. near Shasta Lake, say they seized nearly six pounds of heroin and arrested an Arizona woman for possession of heroin for sales. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES Redding bike stop leads to suspected drug sales arrest Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to […]

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Several injured, two arrested, after crashes involving ambulance

MOUNTAIN GATE — Several people were injured and two drivers were arrested, after two separate crashes this afternoon, Monday, Sept. 16. The two crashes, one of which involved an ambulance whose crew was tending to the injured parties involved in the first crash, happened on the southbound I-5, about 10 miles north of Redding and just south of the unincorporated […]

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Pulled from burning car near Mt. Shasta, alleged DUI driver flees – later arrested

MT. SHASTA — An alleged drunk driver – who was pulled from the flaming wreckage of his car after crashing in a construction zone on Interstate 5 near Mt. Shasta – fled the scene after being rescued, causing a widespread, hour-long search for the man. The crash, which happened north of Lake Street, caused a vegetation fire that could be […]

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Crane truck hits Redding overpass, snarls I-5 traffic

REDDING — CHP is investigating the cause of a non-injury accident involving a McConnell Foundation big-rig crane truck that reportedly struck the Twin View Blvd. over-crossing while traveling northbound on Interstate 5 earlier today, Wednesday, July 31. According to a CHP incident log, the crane truck, which reports from the scene indicate was too tall to safely pass under the […]

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Sword-wielding Veteran arrested after ramming patrol car

HORNBROOK — A military Veteran who was experiencing a mental health crisis was arrested yesterday afternoon, June 28, after leading CHP on a dangerous, 130 mph pursuit and then ramming an officer’s patrol vehicle. Although the officer’s SUV caught fire after the collision and the alleged suspect refused to exit his heavily damaged vehicle, the man was eventually taken into […]

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Crash sends logs raining down onto I-5, crushing pickup

LAMOINE — Minor injuries were reported after a logging truck loaded with lumber overturned while crossing over Interstate 5, south of Lamoine, Tuesday morning, June 18. The solo-vehicle crash sent logs raining down onto the I-5, and crushed a Toyota pickup truck that had been passing below the McCardle Flat Rd. overpass when the accident occurred, about 35 miles north […]

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Driver fatally ejected in Cottonwood DUI crash

COTTONWOOD — A suspected DUI-related crash in Cottonwood left one driver dead after being ejected from their pickup truck early Sunday morning, Dec. 9. The fatal crash, which caused minor injuries to the alleged drunk driver who was later booked into jail, happened at the S. Main St. exit of Interstate 5, according to California Highway Patrol. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Officials investigating Corning big-rig crash into equestrian center

CORNING — Officials are at the scene of a single-vehicle, minor-injury wreck involving a tractor-trailer big-rig that overshot an off ramp and crashed through the fence of an equestrian center earlier this morning, Tuesday, Sept. 25. The accident happened in the area of I-5 and Liberal Ave. in Corning, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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MT. SHASTA: At least 3 dead after I-5 fiery wreck involving RV, pickup truck

MT. SHASTA — At least three people died in a fiery wreck involving a motor home and full size pickup truck earlier this afternoon in Mt. Shasta, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The deadly crash happened on I-5, just south of the N. Mount Shasta Blvd. on ramp, behind Mt. Shasta City Park. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Unidentified man leaps […]

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