A family is devastated father hit by drunk driver

Kevin Rabedew has got to be OK!
I know he would never ask for this but he's gonna need us all.

I feel so helpless and want nothing more then for him to be able to come home.

Here's the story.

DUI Major Injury Traffic Collision
Oasis Road at Akrich Street

On Sunday, July 17th, 2022, at approximately 8:09 AM, the Redding Police Department received a report of a traffic collision involving two vehicles at the intersection of Oasis Road with Akrich Street. Upon arrival, Redding Police Officers learned both drivers had been transported to Mercy Medical Center with significant injuries.

The Redding Police Traffic Unit responded to the scene and conducted the collision investigation. Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a 2015 Dodge Ram pickup was traveling northbound on Old Oregon Trail, approaching the intersection with Oasis Road. The driver of a 2012 Ford Focus was traveling westbound on Oasis Road, and was in the intersection when his vehicle was struck broadside by the Dodge Ram pickup.

The driver of the Dodge Ram pickup was identified as Darin Rogers, 61 years of Shasta Lake City. Rogers displayed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol and marijuana following the collision. Rogers was placed under arrest and booked at the Shasta County Jail for felony charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing great bodily injury, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content of more than .08% and causing great bodily injury, and driving under the influence of a drug and causing great bodily injury.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 30-year-old male of Redding, was transported to UC Davis Medical Center for further treatment and is listed in critical condition at this time.

Here's a little bit from my sister. Prayers up.
Thank you everyone for the out pour of love and prayers. Please keep them coming. We are not out of the woods. I am a bit overwhelmed so bare with me when responding to everyone. As of now he has been life flighted to UC David to repair the aorta in his heart. He has small bleeding on the brain and has broken ribs and collapses lung. The surgery he was in was to stop the bleeding in his spleen. He is stable. but his blood pressure was up and down while inwas in the room with him. Please keep praying, he needs to come home to his family!

They are at UC Davis and we have no idea how long they will be there so let's help relieve a little stress. I know they aren't even thinking this far but they are going to need help!

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