Chico, CA- Fatal Multi-Car Accident on Marigold and East Avenues
Chico, CA (April 15, 2019)- An accident on Marigold Avenue and East Avenue caused one death and two hospitalizations at approximately 5:50 pm on Saturday afternoon.
According to the Chico Police Department, an eastbound driver on East Avenue crashed into a second vehicle carrying two people on Marigold Avenue. A third vehicle carrying three people was also involved in the collision.
The driver of the first vehicle reportedly was driving at a high rate of speed.
Emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene and transported three victims to the hospital. One of the victims died after arriving.
An investigation into the crash required road closure of approximately 5 and a half hours on East Avenue from Cactus to Ceanothus.
We would like to offer our genuine condolences to the deceased victim’s loved ones at this time. We hope everyone involved in this crash will be able to make a complete recovery from the injuries they sustained as a result of this accident.
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Speed limits are created for a reason. Speeding due to impatience or for the thrill of it demonstrates selfishness and creates a dangerous situation on the road. If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in an accident involving someone driving over the speed limit, you require the support of a skilled accident attorney. Contact the Brady Law Group by calling 866-478-6483 to schedule a free consultation with some of the most aggressive and dedicated personal injury and wrongful death lawyers in California.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.