CHICO, Calif.—The man involved in a major crash on the Skyway died of his injuries.
Butte County firefighters are at scene of a traffic collision with extrication on the Skyway east of Chico. One patient with major injuries pic.twitter.com/g600DxWRBE
— CAL FIRE - Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) May 21, 2018
The California Highway Patrol responded to a rollover crash on the Skyway and Canyon Rim Place just before 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Cal Fire Butte County tweeted these photos of the crash.
Fire officials say extrication was needed.
The CHP confirmed that one person died and a dog was found at the scene and taken to a Veterinary Hospital.
CHP says that for reasons unknown the man drove his car on the shoulder and when he attempted to correct his path, he went across both lanes and into the center median where he struck a large boulder.
Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor in the collision.
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