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One Person Killed in Head-On Crash on HWY 99 Near Richvale

Cal Fire is on scene of a deadly crash on Highway 99 near Richvale.

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 6:20 AM
Updated: Sep 10, 2018 9:10 AM

UPDATE 7:47 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 - All lanes of Highway 99 are now cleared. Action News Now is working to learn the condition of the person injured, and the identity of the person killed. 

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UPDATE 6:42 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 - Caltrans says northbound Highway 99 is now under one-way traffic control just north of Highway 162 at Cottonwood Road. There is no estimated time that the highway will be fully cleared. 

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INITIAL REPORT - Cal Fire is on scene of a deadly crash on Highway 99 near Richvale.

The northbound lane of Highway 99 is closed from Highway 162 to Cottonwood Road. The head-on crash happened at 5:04 a.m. on Sept. 10. One person was air-lifted to Enloe Medical Center. A second person is confirmed killed.

There is no estimated time in which the northbound lane of the highway will reopen. Action News Now is working to learn the latest updates.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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