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Vehicle Collides with Speed Limit Sign, Minor Injuries

On Friday, September 7, 2013, a single car traffic accident happened about 5:45 P.M. on Southbound Interstate 5, just north of Myers Road, leaving two Redding residents injured, the California Highway Patrol reported.

20-year old, Rachel Campbell was driving a 2004 Chrysler Sebring, at an unknown rate of speed on southbound Interstate 5 just north of Myers road. Campbell handled the car in such a manner that caused it to veer off the right shoulder, crashing with a metal speed limit sign. The car overturned and came to rest upside-down on the right shoulder.

CHP Officer, K. Eppley was traveling through the area and came on the aftermath of the collision immediately after it occurred.

Both Campbell, and her 19-year old passenger Hayley Wheeler of Redding had already exited the car themselves.

An off-duty medical doctor and nurse stopped and provided medical aid while Arbuckle Fire Department and Enloe Medical Ambulance responded to the scene.

The driver and the passenger were transported by ambulance to Colusa Regional Medical Center for minor to moderate injuries.

The vehicle sustained significant damage.

The collision is still under investigation of the California Highway Patrol.

 

 

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