W. 9th Street in Chico reopens after traffic accident

Feb 17, 2014 4:57 PM

(UPDATE) 4:55 p.m.- West 9th Street at Ivy Street in Chico reopened at 3:25 p.m. today after being closed for approximately 40 minutes due to a traffic accident.

(UPDATE) 3:40 p.m.- A 17-year-old female was transported to Enloe Medical Center this afternoon after a traffic accident near the intersection of W. 9th and Ivy Streets.

Around 2:45 p.m. a male driving a silver Toyota truck was driving south on Ivy Street when he failed to observe the stop sign and entered W. 9th Street, subsequently colliding with the female in a red Honda CR-V, according to responding Chico Police Officers.

Officials at the scene stated the female was alert and talking when she was being placed into the ambulance.

Neither of the drivers are originally from Chico.

West 9th Street remains closed at this time.

DEVELOPING: A traffic accident has completely blocked W. 9th Street at Ivy Street in Chico this afternoon. The accident was first reported just after 2:45 p.m. No immediate reports of injuries have been confirmed.

We have a photographer en route and will bring you more details as they come into the newsroom.


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