Pickup truck crashes into SUV on Highway 99

A truck that was heading northbound on Highway 99 was speeding when they tried to brake and swerved into an SUV causing the truck to roll down a hill to the right of Highway 99.

Posted: Sep 2, 2019 4:23 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A truck that was heading northbound on Highway 99 was speeding when they tried to brake and swerved into an SUV causing the truck to roll down a hill to the right of Highway 99.

CHP said the pickup truck heading northbound on Highway 99 by Entler Ave. was going too fast and tried to brake too late.

The pickup truck swerved into an SUV and rolled off of the SUV, tumbling down the hill to the right of Highway 99.

CHP said the pickup driver is 30-year-old Marc Schliesmayer Jr. of Chico. The driver has minor injuries and the SUV occupants have no injuries.

The cause of the accident is due to speed.

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