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Highway 99 Big-Rig Crash Leaves Driver Seriously Hurt

CHICO, CA (August 30, 2021) Officials reopened the southbound lanes of Highway 99 after a big-rig crash that resulted in one injured.

The incident occurred around 2:30 A.M. on Thursday at the southbound 99 near East avenue.

Upon further investigation, authorities claimed that the pick-up truck ran into engine problems and was stopped along the Highway.

However, a big-rig collided with the stopped vehicle that was partially blocking the southbound lanes.

As a result, the driver sustained major injuries and was in need of immediate medical attention.

In addition, the markings in the big-rig showed its association with Sierra Pacific Industries in Anderson.

At the end, crews worked to clear out the southbound lanes for three hours until the roadway was finally reopened.


When driving, always focus on the road and be aware of your surroundings. This is especially true when driving through a busy intersection, a neighborhood, or a parking lot. Drive in a safe and legal manner to help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents which may have devastating consequences for you and for others.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a big-rig crash. Reach out to the car accident lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request for a police report, click here.

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