Motorcyclist injured in B Line bus crash in Chico

Feb 4, 2016 10:42 PM by Debbie Cobb

Chico Police are investigating a motorcycle crash Thursday evening involving a passenger bus. The accident happened just before 6pm on Highway 99 and the Skyway.

According to police, a motorcyclist struck the back of a small, 20 passenger B Line bus. Initial reports indicate the motorcyclist ended up undeneath the bus. Chico Police Sgt. Jeremy Struthers says the accident could have been prevented, "It's important to be aware of the vehicles around you and you have to be more aware of what's going on."

The unidentified motorcyclist complained of neck and back pain and was sent to a local hospital. Traffic was tied up around 15 minutes while officers cleared the scene.


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