Crash on Churn Creek Road Left Bicyclist Injured

REDDING, CA (December 13, 2021) – One person is recovering after a bicycle-auto crash on Churn Creek Road in Redding last Wednesday.

Officers responded at the scene and located the cyclist at the southbound lane of Churn Creek with broken bones.

According to a witness, the man riding a bike going northbound when he suddenly cut-through traffic.

Afterwards the cyclist continued going north in the southbound lanes, ultimately getting hit by a vehicle.

The authorities pointed out that the driver did not see the incoming bicyclist.

In the end, Redding officials closed the lane for at least 30 minutes to investigate the bicycle-auto collision.

Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. If you’re a bicyclist, slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your lane. You can also exaggerate eye contact or hand signals to let other drivers see you.

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