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Big-rig crash closes northbound lanes on Highway 99 in Chico

The northbound lanes of Highway 99 south of Chico have reopened following a big-rig crash, which involved at least two other vehicles.

Posted: Apr 10, 2019 2:54 PM
Updated: Apr 10, 2019 3:05 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The northbound lanes of Highway 99 south of Chico have reopened following a big-rig crash, which involved at least two other vehicles.

The accident happened on Neal Road around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The CHP said that distracted driving caused the accident. When the big-rig driver looked at his GPS, the two cars collided.

No serious injuries were reported.

The crash blocked the northbound lanes until the scene could be cleared. Traffic cleared up by 10:30 a.m.

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