Bicyclist seriously injured in Chico crash

Jun 18, 2015 4:59 PM by News Staff

Chico police are investigating a crash that has left a teenage bicyclist seriously injured.

The biker was struck by a car at E. 5th and Sherman Avenues around 1:15 p.m. Investigators say the car involved was traveling eastbound on E. 5th Avenue, while the biker was traveling northbound on Sherman Avenue. Witnesses told police the biker failed to stop at a stop sign.

A trauma team was called the scene and East 5th Avenue is currently closed between Sunset and Sherman Avenues while police conduct an investigation. Police on the scene say that the teen suffered serious injuries, but they are not believed to be life threatening.

Action News Now has a crew at the scene and we will bring you updates as they become available.


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