Man arrested for DUI after double rollover Redding collision

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man was arrested for driving under the influence after a two-vehicle, double rollover collision that happened yesterday, Thursday May 20. No serious injuries were reported after the DUI crash, which happened on S. Bonnyview Road near the South Bonnyview Boat Launch in Redding.

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California Highway Patrol and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene around 7:40 p.m. after receiving reports of a double rollover collision.

When officials arrived at the scene the found a white sedan on its side in the middle of the roadway and a light-colored Chevy Tahoe that had overturned before coming to rest on its wheels in a field adjacent the road.

CHP officers are seen administering a field sobriety test to the intoxicated driver who allegedly caused last night’s double rollover traffic collision. KRCR News Channel 7 Chief Photographer Adam Mcallister photo

Vehicle parts and debris were found scattered across the roadway, forcing officials to temporarily close Bonnyview Avenue.

Several people involved in the crash were able to climb out of the two wrecked vehicle and all were evaluated at the scene by paramedics. None of those involved in the collision suffered injuries that required further medical treatment, according to KRCR News Channel 7.

While CHP investigated the cause of the collision they determined the driver who caused the accident, since identified as 38-year-old Kenneth Anthony Kliebe, was under the influence of alcohol and he was subsequently arrested.

No injuries were reported after yesterday’s collision on Bonneyview Road that resulted in a local man’s arrest. KRCR News Channel 7 Chief Photographer Adam Mcallister photo

Kliebe was later booked into the Shasta County Jail in Redding on suspicion of DUI causing bodily injury and other related charges. Online jail records indicate he remains in custody in lieu of $75,000 bail or bond.

Redding PD’s investigation into the crash is continuing.



Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

Trevor Montgomery, 49, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.

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