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Chico - Car Crashes Into Power Pole and Fire Hydrant

Traffic was slowed down early Sunday afternoon on E. 20th Street near Chico Scrap Metal after a car crashed into a pole and a fire hydrant.

Posted: Oct 28, 2018 1:45 PM
Updated: Oct 28, 2018 5:17 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Close to noon on Sunday a car crash was reported on E. 20th Street near Chico Scrap Metal. Westbound traffic was stopped for a period of time, until lanes were temporarily rerouted.

The driver of a Chrysler ended up crashing into a power pole and a fire hydrant.

He was taken to a hospital to be checked for possible injuries.

PG&E and Cal Water were called to come and replace or repair their infrastructure.

We will update this article after the 5:00 p.m. newscast on KHSL, Channel 12. We had a reporter at the scene who caught the damage on video.

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