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Semi-truck crash causes downed power lines in Chico

The Chico Police Department is asking the public to avoid the area of E. Park and Scott Avenues due to downed power lines.

Posted: Jun 4, 2019 10:25 AM
Updated: Jun 4, 2019 11:22 AM

UPDATE 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - Authorities are now reopening Scott Avenue. 

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UPDATE 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - Officers at the scene said that nobody was injured in the crash. 

Authorities believe the truck may have been hauling debris from the Camp Fire burn scar. 

Stay tuned for updates. 

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CHICO, Calif. - The Chico Police Department is asking the public to avoid the area of E. Park and Scott Avenues due to downed power lines.

The department first posted about the traffic alert on Facebook around 10:15 a.m. 

The downed power lines were caused by a semi-truck that crashed into a power pole, they said. 

We have a reporter on the way to the scene. Stay tuned for updates. 

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