(UPDATE) 5:07 p.m.- CHP has indicated northbound Hwy 99 has reopened after a traffic accident closed both lanes just north of Eaton Road.
We have received initial reports of a three-vehicle traffic accident on northbound Hwy 99 just north of Eaton Road in Chico. CHP is on scene as well as Chico Fire units. One of the three drivers is being extricated from their vehicles, but no other injuries have been reported. CHP has indicated both northbound lanes are currently blocked and will be for the next 15-20 minutes (reported at 4:24 p.m.). The accident is approximately a half-mile north of Eaton Road.