On Thursday, September 15, 2022, around 4:40 AM, a Chico Police
Officer was involved in a vehicle collision while patrolling.
The officer was driving through the intersection of 8th and Main
Street in downtown Chico when another motorist drove through a
red light, colliding with the officer.
The officer was transported to a local hospital and is doing
The Chico Police Department would like to thank the California
Highway Patrol for handling the investigation resulting in the
involved driver being arrested for DUI.