Mar 25, 2014 11:20 AM
Update: Witnesses at the scene told our crew that the driver of a Ford Explorer ran a red light while traveling west on 9th Avenue. A GMC Denali driving north on Esplanade reportedly hit the Explorer as it was coming through the intersection, causing the Explorer to roll onto its side. Chico Fire officials say the driver of the Explorer had to be extricated from the vehicle. The driver of both vehicles, as well as a passenger in the Denali, were all taken to Enloe Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown, but all 3 people were reportedly alert when emergency responders arrived on scene.
Emergency responders were called to the scene of a crash near the intersection of Esplanade and 9th Avenue in Chico just before 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. Our crew at the scene says at least 3 people were taken away by ambulance. It appears that two vehicles were involved. We'll bring you further details as we learn more.