Fire Hydrant Spews Water after Car Collision in Downtown Chico

CHICO, CA (July 25, 2023) – Sunday morning, a two-vehicle crash on 3rd Street in Downtown Chico left at least two people with injuries. According to the Chico Fire Department, the collision happened near the intersection of 3rd Street and Broadway. However, the reason that led up to the crash remains unclear. Responding units discovered a gushing fire hydrant in the area, which was determined to have been caused by the crash. Additionally, firefighters along with emergency personnel treated two patients for minor injuries. The identities of the parties involved remain undisclosed to the public. In the end, fire officials managed to shut off the spewing water before resulting in significant flooding of the area. No further details regarding the 3rd Street collision have been released. Chico officials will provide more information about the two-vehicle crash once available. Driving can be very dangerous and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back at a slow speed. By driving safely and legally, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents which may have devastating consequences for you and others.
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