Female Victim Hurt in Big-Rig Crash on Highway 99 near Eaton Road
CHICO, CA (March 8, 2022) – Wednesday afternoon, one unidentified woman was injured in a big-rig crash on Highway 99.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Highway 99 just before 2:00 p.m. near Eaton Road.
Authorities said that a Toyota RAV4 and a semi-truck merged into each other while heading south. Upon impact, the RAV4 veered off the highway and crashed into the fence at the back of Almond Tree Mini Storage.
As a result of the impact, the female Toyota driver suffered minor injuries and was eventually picked up by a friend refusing to go with the medical personnel.
Meanwhile, the semi-truck driver remained uninjured.
A portion of the highway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Chico Officials continue to investigate the big-rig crash on Highway 99.
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