FREMONT (KPIX 5) – More than 600 drivers in Fremont who received tickets for running red lights last year are getting some of their money back, following a KPIX 5 investigation.
Earlier this year, we investigated after an increase in red light tickets and found the timing of yellow lights was changed at two intersections on Mowry Avenue.READ MORE: COVID: Expert Says New Omicron Coronavirus Variant Likely Already in U.S.
Fremont officials admitted to the timing change and on Wednesday, the city started offering partial refunds to 672 drivers who were ticketed between February and April of 2016.READ MORE: 2 Men Shot Outside High School Football Game in Campbell
The fine for running a red light would have cost the drivers under $500 each.MORE NEWS: Tavares, Nylander Lead Maple Leafs Past Sharks
Drivers can find details on the rebates on the City of Fremont website.