1 Killed and 1 Injured in Butte County Car Crash on Highway 70 near Rich Gulch Road
Butte County, California (July 5, 2021) – One person was killed in a traffic collision on Highway 70 near Yankee Hill on Monday morning.
The deadly collision happened on Highway 70, between Rich Gulch Road and the bridge, at about 3 a.m.
A red Mazda and a Ford Focus were traveling in different directions when they collided head-on for unknown reasons, according to the California Highway Patrol.
1 Killed in Yankee Hill Car Accident on Highway 70 near Rich Gulch Road
One person was killed in the accident. The identity of the deceased was not immediately disclosed.
The other driver was seriously injured in the accident and was flown to an area hospital for treatment.
The highway was temporarily closed as the authorities carried out scene clean-up.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the accident.
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