Two Hurt in Chico Accident on Highway 99
Chico, California (October 30, 2023) – Two people were injured in a collision on Highway 99 in Chico on Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck took place near Garner Lane at about 7:20 a.m.
CHP said a Honda CRV, a Toyota Prius, a dump truck, and a Chevy Tahoe were involved.
The dump truck driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and slammed into the other vehicles stopped for a red light on northbound Highway 99.
The drivers of the Honda and the Chevy were treated for minor injuries.
A passenger in the Chevy had moderate injuries.
The northbound lanes were shut down as authorities investigated the crash.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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