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3-vehicle accident leads to fatality

3-vehicle accident leads to fatality

Gordy Papalias // April 17, 2019

Chico Police Department responded to a three-car traffic collision that led to one fatality at Marigold and East Avenue on Saturday.A vehicle with a solo driver was traveling at a high speed eastbound...

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Josiah Nicholl // February 26, 2018

An intoxicated driver killed a passenger of a freight-liner in a crash on Highway 99 early Saturday morning.According to the California Highway Patrol in Chico, the intoxicated driver, identified as 24-year-old...

Brittni and Brynn Frace were killed in a car crash this week. Photo credit: Photo Courtesy of Highlands Church

Chico State sisters die in fatal car crash

Alejandra Fraga // January 19, 2018

Brittni Frace, a returning student at Chico State, and her sister Brynn died due to a car accident while returning back to Chico Tuesday. The incident occurred on Highway 198 west of Interstate...

Burnett received minor injuries from the collision, he has been released from the hospital. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Butte County Sergeant is injured in car accident

Luke Dennison // September 19, 2017

Sergeant on patrol collided into multiple obstacles, Tuesday, in the area of East 16th Street and Park Avenue. According to a press release, Butte County Sheriff's Office, Sergeant Sam Burnett was feeling...

Police cars lined up following incident Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock

Motorcycle accident leads to several collisions

Alejandra Fraga // March 3, 2017

A motorcycle collision took place on Friday, leaving one individual with major injuries.The incident took place on the 99 with traffic headed northbound. The traffic ahead of the motorcycle abruptly slowed...

An officer speaks with the driver of the car that turned onto 8th street. Photo credit: Katherine Feaster

Two car collision on 8th street and Ivy street

Katherine Feaster // May 6, 2015

A two-car collision occurred on 8th Street and Ivy Street around 6 p.m. yesterday according to Chico Police Department. According to witnesses a red car paused briefly at the stop sign on the corner of...

Car crash victim identified as Chico State student

Car crash victim identified as Chico State student

Dylan Dewit // March 30, 2015

Chico State student Nickolas Klein died Saturday night after being struck by an SUV near the intersection of West Seventh and Hazel streets. Klein was crossing Seventh Street northbound when he...

3 cars entangled in collision on 9th Street

3 cars entangled in collision on 9th Street

Brianne Mcevoy // February 27, 2015

A three-car collision occurred in front of ABC Market on Ninth and Ivy streets at about 2:30 p.m. on Friday. According to a Chico police officer, the driver of a Dodge pickup truck stopped on Ivy...

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...

A dark sedan is halted before a once-standing stoplight on the intersection of Ivy and First streets. Photo credit: Kevin Crittenden

Stoplight down in evening collision

Kevin Crittenden // April 20, 2014

An intersection collision on West First and Ivy streets early Sunday morning destroyed a stoplight.No Chico State students were involved and no major injuries were reported, according to Chico Police officers...

Firefighters approach the aftermath of a four-car pileup on the intersection of Ninth and Ivy streets. Photo credit: Emerson Keenan

Four-car pileup on Ninth and Ivy streets

Emerson Keenan // April 19, 2014

A pickup truck went into oncoming traffic on the intersection of Ninth and Ivy streets Saturday evening, resulting in a four-car pileup.No one was injured, said Chico Police Officer Peter Durfee. The incident...

Flowers are left at the remains of a crashed that killed 20-year-old Chico State student Austin Silver and 19-year-old Bryant Mata-Adams.Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Mozes Zarate // January 28, 2014

Bryant Mata-Adams, 19, a Chico state student involved in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, passed away overnight Monday, according to the Butte County coroner's office. Mata-Adams is the second passenger...

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