Young Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle near Elementary School

REDDING, CA (November 18, 2021) – Tuesday morning, an 8-year-old girl was struck and injured in a bicycle collision on Mistletoe Lane.

Officers received dispatch calls around 7:48 a.m., regarding a vehicle vc bicycle accident in the area. Crews arrived to the scene near Mistletoe Elementary School, shortly after.

According to reports, the young girl was riding a bicycle against traffic on Mistletoe Lane. There, she was hit by a Dodge pickup-truck that was exiting the school parking lot.

Paramedics responded and transported the 8-year-old girl to Mercy Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

In addition, the Dodge was driven by a 47-year-old Redding woman.

Once available, further details will be provided.

Whether you’re a driver or a pedestrian, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Maintain focus on the road, and avoid distractions that can easily lead to collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.

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