Two Separate Crashes Near Lookout Point Result in Injuries
BUTTE COUNTY, CA (April 11, 2023) — Two people sustained minor injuries following two car crashes near Lookout Point early Monday morning.
According to California Highway Patrol, the first crash occurred around 9:45 a.m. A Hyundai traveling westbound on Skyway near Lookout Point swerved after encountering two deer crossing the road. The car spun and hit an embankment on the passenger side.
Subsequently, a Ford Escape traveling behind the Hyundai stopped to help the two girls in the car and was hit from behind by another vehicle. Based on reports, the second vehicle was traveling at high speeds on the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit highway.
Meanwhile, two people in the second crash suffered injuries. Paramedics took them to Enloe Medical Center in Chico. The woman who had stopped to help the girls in the first crash did not report any injuries.
At 10:55 a.m., one lane of Skyway closed while the emergency response was ongoing. Tow trucks were also on the scene. The roadway reopened by 11:30 a.m.
When driving, it is crucial to follow all the rules to ensure your safety and the safety of other road users. Do a safety check on your vehicle before using it. When behind the wheel, do not multitask. Buckle up for safety, stay alert, and keep your eyes on the road at all times for possible hazards. Never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol as well as these substances increase the risk of a fatal accident. Be responsible and keep safety as your first priority.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we fight to ensure our clients get the compensation they deserve. If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a car accident, contact us immediately at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free consultation. Our team is 100% dedicated to assisting you throughout every step of the legal process. We fight to get back what is rightfully yours. Get in touch with us today to also request a copy of the police report from the accident.