The driver of the Volkswagen and a passenger were killed in the accident

Oroville Crash
2 Killed in Oroville Crash on Highway 70 near Montgomery Street

Oroville, CA. – Two people were killed in a car crash that happened on Tuesday morning in Oroville, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The collision happened on northbound Highway 70 near Montgomery Street.

Elijah Kinser, of Oroville, was driving a red Ram pickup truck north on Highway 70 when he failed to realize the Volkswagen was stopped ahead of him and he rear-ended it.

The driver of the Volkswagen and a passenger were killed in the accident.

The identities of the Volkswagen occupants are being withheld until next of kin have been notified.

Kinser suffered minor injuries and was treated at the accident scene.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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