Rider Killed in Chico Motorcycle Accident at Main Street and E. 8th Avenue, Driver Arrested
Chico, California (September 27, 2021) – A motorcyclist was killed in a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle on Sunday afternoon in Chico.
The Chico Police Department said the accident was reported at about 4:15 p.m. September 26, at the intersection of Main Street and E.8th Avenue.
According to the authorities, an 18-year-old driver ran a light and collided with a motorcycle before slamming into a building.
The motorcyclist, a man in his mid-20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested for vehicular manslaughter.
No other injuries were reported.
The authorities blocked the roadway from Main Street to Broadway in downtown Chico for several hours.
Additional information about the incident was not provided.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
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