Three car collision leads to chain reaction of crashes and backup of Highway 44

KRCR News Channel 7

According to Redding CHP, a minor three-car collision on Highway 44 led to several rear-end accidents as people craned their necks to see the original crash.

CHP reported that there was the original collision involving three cars around 4:15 p.m. on Thursday. All three vehicles were safely moved to the side of the road, and as people drove past they caused several more rear-end collisions from trying to see the cars on the side of the highway.

The highway was briefly backed up due to the accidents, but there were no injuries or fatalities from the collisions.

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