Late Afternoon Collision Between Two Cars on Highway 99 in Chico Sends 2 People to Hospital
CHICO, CA (January 3, 2019) – Two people were injured following a rear-end crash late Thursday afternoon on northbound Highway 99, just South of Garner Lane.
The crash happened around 5:09 p.m. involving a silver Honda Civic and a black Infiniti car.
Fire crews and paramedics were dispatched to the scene and located both cars blocking the highway. One of the cars was stuck in the bushes.
Two patients were taken to a hospital, one of them sustained moderate injuries.
The impact of the crash also caused front-end damage on one car and rear-end damage on the other. Both were towed away from the wreckage.
Due to several factors remained unclear, investigation is ongoing.
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