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Car veers off road, knocks down power pole on Manzanita Avenue

California Highway Patrol is at the scene of a car that crashed into a power pole on Manzanita Avenue in Chico.

Posted: Mar 26, 2019 11:50 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2019 12:04 PM

CHICO, Calif. - California Highway Patrol is at the scene of a car that crashed into a power pole on Manzanita Avenue in Chico.

The incident happened around 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Authorities said the driver's car had a mechanical failure. The steering wheel locked up, causing the driver's car to veer off the road and into a power pole. 

PG&E is currently assessing the scene but no outages have been reported. Stay updated with the PG&E outage map by CLICKING HERE

California Highway Patrol said the driver was not injured in the crash. 

Manzanita Avenue is currently closed off to clean up the crash. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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