Oroville Accident Sends Woman to Hospital

Oroville Police are saying a woman is very lucky to be alive following a crash Tuesday evening.

Posted: Jan 2, 2018 9:51 PM
Updated: Jan 2, 2018 10:04 PM

Oroville Police are saying a woman is very lucky to be alive following a crash this evening.

Police said it happened at around 7:15 p.m. when a van driving north on Seventh Avenue near Huntington Lane swerved onto the other side of the road and crashed into a parked trailer. Authorities said they do not know how fast the van was traveling when it crashed.

Three people were in the van, but only the front passenger had to be taken to Oroville hospital for injuries.
It took first responders about 20 minutes to take the woman out of the car.

"She's very lucky, a very lucky lady," Oroville Police Sergeant Steve Solano

The street was closed for about 45 minutes. Police said the woman was taken to the hospital but do not know the extent of her injuries.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation.

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