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Big-Rigs, Farm Tractor Involved in Major Chico Truck Accident

One person was sent to the hospital with severe injuries on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, after a serious Chico truck accident. According to details reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident involved two separate big-rig trucks as well as a farming tractor. Updates on the condition of the hospitalized driver haven’t been reported at this time and the accident is still under official CHP investigation.

Siskiyou Trucking Crash Results in Fatal Injuries

On Monday, February 22, 2021, one person tragically lost his life during a Siskiyou trucking crash. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the collision involved a pickup truck as well as a big-rig and happened at night on a highway outside of the city of Weed. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is withholding the decedent’s name but have identified him as a 27-year-old man from Chico. The incident remains under investigation at this time.

Chico Semi-Truck Accident Requires Emergency Extrication

According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), a major Chico semi-truck accident took place on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The collision reportedly involved multiple vehicles and happened on southbound Highway 99 just before the Interstate 5 junction, causing serious traffic blockages during commute hours. The extent of the injuries suffered during the accident has not yet been reported. However, police reports indicated that at least one vehicle was severely damaged during the crash and one individual needed to be extracted from the wreckage. The crash remains under investigation.

One Injured in Chico Area Truck Accident

According to reports from California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers, one individual suffered serious injuries during a collision that took place near Glenn County outside of Chico on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The collision involved a passenger vehicle as well as a large big-rig. The truck accident also reportedly caused a chemical spill that prompted a roadway shutdown. Hospital staff have reported that the injured individual is expected to live and was in stable condition on Sunday evening.


Common Causes of Chico Truck Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico truck accident lawyer. Trucks are a crucial part of California’s economy. Practically every industry relies on truck drivers and trucks in some way, shape or form. Although trucks keep our economy growing, they can also pose some very dangerous risks on the roadway. Of course, every truck accident is different, but the majority of commercial truck accidents can typically be classified into one of three groups:

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