Motorist killed in single vehicle accident in Oroville

May 5, 2016 7:49 PM by News Staff

Butte County emergency services are on scene of a fatal accident that occurred in Oroville Thursday evening.

California Highway Patrol reported at a vehicle went head on into a tree just after 4 p.m. near the intersection of Lower Wyandotte Road and District Center Drive.

An emergency medical team arrived on scene and began to try to save the motorist but lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful and the victim died on scene. There is no indication whether weather played a role in the accident.

Motorists are cautioned to avoid the intersection, if possible.

This is a developing story, stay tuned to Action News Now for all the details.


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