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Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Natalie Hanson // 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...

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.

Head-on collision involving CAL Fire vehicle leaves one dead

Natalie Hanson // 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...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Josiah Nicholl // 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...

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

Explosive structure fire sends man to hospital

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...

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

Memorial planned for sisters killed in collision

Josh Cozine // 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...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Traffic collision in Oroville, one dead

Natalie Hanson // 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...

Bicyclist steers into oncoming traffic on East Avenue. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Cyclist suffers minor injuries after steering into oncoming traffic

Natalie Hanson // 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...

Photo credit: Kristina Judy

Transportation safety lacking in Chico

Rachel Reyes // 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...

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

Car accident on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Streets

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

Brittany Mcclintock // 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.,...

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

Student struck by car in front of O’Connell

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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