1 Killed, Several Injured in Car Crash on Highway 162 [Oroville, CA]
One Dead, Several Hurt after Auto Accident near Midway Drive in Oroville
Oroville, CA ( February 17. 2021) – Friday night, one person was killed and several were injured in a car crash on Highway 162 near Midway Drive.
California Highway Patrol received reports of the incident around 8:30 p.m. According to reports, a white GMC Sierra and a truck collided under unknown circumstances.
In addition, officers located one of the vehicles in a nearby ditch upon arrival. However, the events leading up remain unclear.
Due to the impact, one of the passengers involved was pronounced dead on scene. Two of the injured victims were said to have suffered critical injuries.
In addition, a towing service was requested to remove the damaged GMC from the scene. It was said to have sustained major front-end damage.
Caltrans closed the highway for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. However, the area has since reopened.
At this time, an active investigation remains ongoing. Once available, more information will be released to the public.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim during this time.
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