At about 5:30 p.m. this evening, the Chico Police Department received a call for service related to a single-vehicle collision on E. 5th Ave near the SR99 overpass. Chico Police, Fire, and Butte EMS medics arrived on scene. They located and treated the sole occupant of the vehicle, who had suffered serious injuries. The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His medical status remains critical at the time of this press release.
The cause of the collision has not yet been established, and the investigation is ongoing.
Location: E. 5th Ave between Neal Dow Ave and SR99
Supervisor: Sergeant Lefkowitz
Lieutenant: Lieutenant Love
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!