Chico, CA – One Person is Killed in a Multi-Vehicle Accident in Chico
Chico, California (October 23, 2018 ) – At least one person was killed in a two-car accident Tuesday morning in the area of Chico, according to a California Highway Patrol report. The accident transpired at approximately 6:41 am Tuesday, October 23rd, on southbound Highway 99 near Cohasset Road.
According to local officials, one of the vehicles involved in the crash sideswiped another vehicle in the southbound lanes of Highway 99. The impact of the collision caused one of the vehicles to drive off the roadway and ultimately land in a ditch, killing one person. The driver of a white pickup truck told investigators that the other car side-swiped her truck before driving off the roadway and into the ditch. Police and firefighters were dispatched to the scene where one person was pronounced dead. Authorities did not clarify if additional parties were injured as a result of this accident. Investigators are reviewing evidence to determine the sequence of events leading up to the fatal collision.
As of now, the incident remains under investigation. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be available to public sources.
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident in Chico
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim.
Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the vehicles, and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way. Likewise, officials will also consider if one or both drivers had been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or had just simply failed to comply with established traffic laws.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of another person’s negligence, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party. Through legal intervention, you could receive compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, or other unfortunate circumstances.
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