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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on Lassen Avenue

The road under the overpass on East Lassen Avenue was blocked off by police tape. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff
September 27, 2019

A pedestrian was struck by a transport van on East Lassen Avenue early Friday morning, leaving the area under the overpass blocked off by police. https://twitter.com/JessieReports/status/1177630551135539201 Officer...

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...

Truck collides into Chico business

Truck collided into a local business. Photo credit: Sean Martens
December 11, 2017

A vehicle caused a truck to drive through the wall of a local business Sunday. The incident occurred on West 9th Street at 4:28 p.m., according to Julia Yarbough, press information officer for the Chico...

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...

Motorcycle accident leads to several collisions

Police cars lined up following incident Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock
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...

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Chico Police Department officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Photo credit: Hannah Suzuki
April 27, 2015

A fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision on an East Lassen Avenue sidewalk left an elderly couple dead and passenger injured Saturday. An 81-year-old driver had driven up onto a sidewalk and...

3 cars entangled in collision on 9th Street

3 cars entangled in collision on 9th Street
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...

Stoplight down in evening collision

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

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

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
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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