Two-Vehicle Crash at 11th Avenue and Esplanade in Chico Snarls Traffic
CHICO, CA (May 4, 2021) – A crash at 11th Avenue and Esplanade resulted in delays in traffic Thursday afternoon, April 29, in the area of Chico.
According to the Chico police, there were two vehicles involved in the incident, the make and model of which were not immediately available.
It was not clear whether there were injuries sustained in the crash. There was also no word on the number of people involved.
At this time, it is unknown whether speed, alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. However, the authorities are conducting further investigation to also determine the circumstances leading up to it.
Meanwhile, the northbound lanes of Esplanade remained blocked while emergency responders and clearing crews worked at the scene. The area has since reopened.
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