Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Crash near 3rd Street

CHICO, CA (October 26, 2022) – Late Saturday night, one victim was injured in a pedestrian crash on Ivy Street.

Authorities responded to the scene around 11:41 p.m., near West 3rd Street on October 22nd.

Investigators say the driver of a vehicle struck a male pedestrian as he was attempting to cross Ivy Street.

Police responded to the scene and found the man in the intersection with major injuries. Medics then transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital.

Following the collision, the Chico Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team initiated a road closure on Ivy Street for about two hours for investigations.

At this time, the events leading up to the crash remain unknown. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department Traffic Unit at 530-895-4911.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office 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.

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