Boy Sustained Major Injuries in Redding Hit-and-Run Accident on Court Street, Terry Bessey Arrested

Terry Bessey Arrested After Hit-and-Run Accident on North Court Street near Riverside Drive in Redding

Redding, California (January 3, 2020) – A 15-year-old boy was struck and seriously hurt by an alleged hit-and-run motorist earlier this month in Redding.

The major-injury crash happened on North Court Street near Riverside Drive at about 3:02 p.m. Friday, December 13 

Police said a blue Dodge pickup truck driven by 49-year-old Terry Bessey of Redding hit a teenage boy who was walking northbound on the sidewalk along North Court Street.

The initial report indicated that the teen was going home from school at the time of the collision

The pedestrian sustained major injuries in the crash. Emergency crews rushed the boy to a hospital for treatment of a broken leg and facial injuries.

Officials said Bessey fled eastbound on Riverside Drive after hitting the victim.

A witness called authorities at around 1:18 a.m. Monday, December 30, and reported that the suspect car and Bessey were in the area of Buenaventura Boulevard and Placer Street.

Bessey was taken to the Redding Police Department Investigations, and his vehicle was towed as evidence.

Meanwhile, Bessey was booked into Shasta County Jail on suspicion of felony hit-and-run driving.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Redding Police Department at (530) 225-4200.

Alpine Law Group President and Managing Partner, Arin Khodaverdian, encourages victims and their family members to seek legal help as soon as possible in order to preserve their rights to the full extent of the law.

Mr. Khodaverdian has worked for many years as a wrongful death and personal injury attorney. He and his team of attorneys has helped thousands of injury victims and their families recover over $100 million in compensation. “In one case, we recovered a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim who was killed by a negligent driver.”

Swift action by an experienced attorney helps preserve evidence, interview witnesses, and begin to pursue those responsible for the incident.

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.

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