Motorcyclist Suffers Severe Head Trauma

A motorcyclist is in very critical condition from injuries he suffered in a crash on Churn Creek Road. At around 12:30PM Thursday, a 1997 Mercedes Benz driven by 78-year-old Daniel Brannon was northbound on Churn Creek making a turn into the Food Maxx parking lot and turned into the path of a southbound motorcycle. The rider was hospitalized with severe head trauma. Police are so far unsure of his identity. Redding Police traffic investigators closed the southbound side of the street for a few hours as they recreated the collision.