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Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails
April 25, 2018

The Skyway was closed Tuesday after a utility truck crashed at about 3:14 p.m.California Highway Patrol responded to the "Lookout Point" area of the Skyway after a utility truck traveling east crashed...

Head-on collision involving CAL Fire vehicle leaves one dead

Emergency responders are currently investigating the scene of a fatal crash on Highway 99 near Keefer Road. Image courtesy of Rick Carhart, Informations Officer for CAL Fire.
March 9, 2018

A head-on, fatal traffic accident was reported on Highway 99, north of Chico, Friday.According to Rick Carhart, Information Officer for CAL Fire, the incident was reported north of Keefer Road at 2:14...

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Photo credit: Sean Martens
February 12, 2018

The Oroville California Highway Patrol have confirmed that a man was killed in a hit-and-run in Biggs Saturday night.The fatal hit-and-run occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Riceton Highway, north of Afton...

Explosive structure fire sends man to hospital

A fire erupted in a garage located at 1302 Dayton Road Wednesday. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney
February 2, 2018

A man was hospitalized after an explosion set fire to a garage Wednesday.The incident took place on Dayton Road just after 1:30 p.m., according to the Chico Fire Department's incident report."The street...

Memorial planned for sisters killed in collision

The state flag is lowered on campus this week in memory of two students killed last week in a traffic accident. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson
January 24, 2018

A memorial for students Brittni and Brynn Frace who died after a traffic accident last week will be held Friday.The sisters tragically died due to a collision with a semi-truck while returning to campus...

Traffic collision in Oroville, one dead

Photo credit: Sean Martens
January 23, 2018

A vehicle driving through a red light struck another in an intersection in Oroville Sunday.According to a release Tuesday, a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling east on Las Plumas Ave at about 1:38 a.m. As the...

Cyclist suffers minor injuries after steering into oncoming traffic

Bicyclist steers into oncoming traffic on East Avenue. Photo credit: Sean Martens
November 30, 2017

A woman riding her bicycle on East Avenue was struck by a vehicle Wednesday.The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on West East Avenue when the cyclist had been riding near the sidewalk, but...

Transportation safety lacking in Chico

Photo credit: Kristina Judy
March 24, 2017

Although the favored mode of transportation for locals at Chico State is riding a bike or walking, the lack of safety for either method of transport is clear through the city's history. Chico Police...

Car accident on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Streets

A two car accident occured on the corner of West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Street. Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock
March 7, 2015

A two car accident causes a lane closure on West Sacramento Avenue on Friday afternoon. According to Chico Police Department Officer Wayne Rockwell, a car was believed to be headed southbound on Warner...

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs
March 5, 2015

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Medical Aid Tuesday, 6:05 a.m., Yolo Field"Reported seizure on Yolo Field needed medical attention."Call Type: Annoying/Obscene Call/Text/Email Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.,...

Student struck by car in front of O’Connell

Paramedics, fireman and University Police officers tend to a student after being struck by a Volkswagen Beetle on Warner Street. Photo credit: Steven Verstelle
April 23, 2014

A Chico State student was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a car on Warner Street Street in front of the O'Connell Technology Center. The incident occurred around 12:15 p.m.. The...

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