CHP Officer Scott Merryman Injured in Redding Car Accident Involving Logging Truck on Highway 299 near Power House Road

Scott Merryman Injured in Car Crash on Highway 299 near Power House Road in Redding


Redding, California (November 6, 2019) – A CHP officer was hospitalized after being injured in a collision involving a logging truck in Redding on Monday.

According to a local news source, the accident happened at about 2:06 p.m. November 4, on Highway 299 near Power House Road.

46-year-old Scott Merryman reportedly noticed a speeding vehicle traveling westbound on the roadway and made a u-turn to pursue the suspect.

The officer’s vehicle was struck by a loaded logging truck.

Officer Merryman was seriously injured in the accident and was transported to Mercy Medical Center in Redding for treatment.

The truck driver, 72-year-old Larry Benner of Anderson, suffered injuries to his knee.

The Northern Division Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating the cause of the accident is underway.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

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