On 02/24/2023 at 6:15 PM, Chico Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that had just occurred on State Route 32 at the intersection of E. 8th Street in Chico. Officers quickly arrived on scene, along with medical and fire personnel. Life-saving measures were immediately performed on the pedestrian at the scene. Based on witnesses at the scene and a statement by the involved driver, it was determined that the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the above intersection. The pedestrian suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision.
The Chico Police Department MAIT (Major Accident Investigation Team) has taken over the investigation, which is ongoing.
Anybody with information related to this collision is asked to contact the Chico Police Department Traffic unit at 530-895-4911.
Location: State Route 32/ E. 8th Street, Chico CA
Victim: Withheld Pending Next of Kin Notification
Supervisor: Sgt. Tony Ferreira
Lieutenant: Lt. Jeff Durkin
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!