Woman injured in Chico crash

Jul 11, 2014 12:45 PM by News Staff

A Willows woman was transported to the hospital Friday morning after a pickup truck driver allegedly ran a red light and slammed into the side of Volkswagen Passat.

The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. on Fair Street and East Park Avenue in Chico.

The driver of a white Ford F-250 was traveling westbound on East Park Avenue when witnesses say he ran a red light and hit a woman driving a Volkswagen Passat as she made a left turn onto Park Avenue.

Initial reports indicated the 40-year-old woman required extrication from the vehicle, but rescue crews were able to pull her out by removing the driver's side door.

She was transported to Enloe Medical Center with minor to moderate injuries.

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