Car Crashes into Bidwell Park after Accident on Centennial Avenue
CHICO, CA (December 1, 2023) – Officers are looking for the driver who was behind the wheel of the vehicle that crashed into Bidwell Park, early Friday morning.
According to the Chico Police Department, the accident happened on Centennial Avenue, November 10, shortly after 2:00 a.m. A Honda Civic lost control, hit a tree stump, and crashed through a steel gate at Five Mile Recreation Area.
A witness reported seeing a second vehicle stopping to help the occupants of the Honda out of the wrecked car.
A short time later, the occupants of the Honda got into the second vehicle and left the area.
Investigators believe that the two vehicles had been racing prior to the incident. Officers also confirmed that the Honda had not been reported stolen.
Chico police continue to work on contacting the owner of the vehicle. As per reports, the owner of the Honda has records of previous arrests.
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