Special Olympics Torch Run Makes Stop In Redding On Tuesday

There was a law enforcement escort through Redding Tuesday for some special athletes. The Special Olympics Flame of Hope Torch Run traveled through town southbound on its way to the Special Olympics Summer Games in Santa Clara. As the torch makes its annual route, Thousands of law enforcement personnel along the way take the time to run along with it while other officers provide motorized escorts to block traffic through intersections. Participants on the Redding leg down Hilltop Drive included the CHP, the Sheriff’s Office, Redding Police and the DA’s Office.

– Steve Gibson