Chico Road Back Open after Head On Collision

Jun 25, 2013 8:47 AM

A portion of Manzanita Avenue in Chico is back open after a head-on collision. The crash happened just before 10 Monday night near Chico Canyon Road. A firefighter on scene told Action News Now it happened at a blindspot on the road. A northbound Toyota Four Runner was on the wrong side of the road and smashed head-on into a Dodge Sedan. It is not clear if alcohol was involved or just why the driver was on the wrong side of the road. Both drivers were able to get out of the vehicles and we taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries are not known. The portion of Manzanita Avenue was closed as officers investigated the crash. Crews were also called out to clean up an oil spill from the collision. The road reopened just after 11 Monday night.


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