At Least 1 Hospitalized after Highway 70 Collision in Oroville
Oroville, California (December 4, 2019) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Oroville, leaving one person hospitalized.
The major injury collision took place at about 4:40 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 70 at Montgomery Street off-ramp.
Authorities said a white Dodge collided with a semi-truck under unclear circumstances.
At least one person suffered major injuries in the crash.
Authorities closed southbound Highway 70 to allow an air ambulance to land and airlift the victim to the hospital.
Traffic on southbound Highway 70 was reopened at about 5:31 p.m.
An investigation into the crash is in progress.