The Orion

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...

Chico firefighters arrived to extinguish flames on the truck, while northbound Highway 99 at East 1st Ave remained closed. Image courtesy of the Chico Fire Department.

Highway 99 crash leaves one dead

Josiah Nicholl // March 12, 2018

A man died Sunday night after getting into a car accident on Highway 99, according to the California Highway Patrol.The CHP confirmed that the incident happened around 9:30 p.m., when the man was driving...

The man inside the flipped pick up trick suffered minor injuries. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Car flips during an accident

Christian Solis // August 25, 2017

Tow-Truck crashes into a pickup truck this afternoon.A tow-truck coming down 8th St., a one way street, slammed into a silver pickup truck trying to cross the intersection going up Ivy Street.According...

East 20th Street between Martin Luther King Boulevard and C Street were closed following a crash on Thursday, Oct. 1. that left one dead and one injured. Photo credit: Kindra Robinson

1 dead, 1 injured in crash

Kindra Robinson // October 4, 2015

One woman is dead and another man injured after a car crash on East 20th Street last Thursday. Haley McMahan, 19, died when the silver Toyota Camry she was a passenger in crashed and rolled over.Another...

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...

Orland residents look on Thursday as emergency personnel clean up the accident. Photo credit: Sharon Martin

10 dead from bus crash

Sharon Martin // April 11, 2014

Ten people died after a crash Thursday involving a charter bus, a FedEx semitrailer and a white sedan on Interstate 5 near Orland. The accident occurred after a semitrailer traveling south crossed over...

Bryant Mata-Adams

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Mozes Zarate // January 29, 2014

An online fundraiser in support of Bryant Mata-Adams' mother has raised more than $10,000 in less than two days. Mata-Adams, a 19-year-old Chico State student, died Monday after a suspected DUI crash...

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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