Redding Teenager Crashes into Tree

Police say a 17-year-old Redding female had a carful of teens when she crashed into a tree, sending four of them to the hospital.


On Monday, Sept. 17 at 10:49 a.m., Redding Police responded to a one-car accident on Sunset Hill Road, where the driver had crashed into a tree.

According to police, the driver—a 17-year-old female, who lives in Redding—had four teenage passengers in the car, which violates Connecticut’s graduated license laws.

Four of the teenagers were taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and the crash remains under investigation.

On Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 4:06 p.m., a man driving his motorcycle north on Route 107 lost control of it and laid it down, police said.

The man—Richard Threshie, 56, of Wilton—was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

He was issued a warning for following too closely.


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On Saturday, Sept. 15 at 6:26 p.m., a vehicle heading east on Cross Highway stopped to make a left turn into a private driveway. The driver—Kaia Fahrenhooz, 49, of Newtown—struck a motorcycle driven by a 58-year-old Florida man. The man was taken to the hospital to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Fahrenhooz was issued an infraction for failure to yield when making a left turn.


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