1 Dead, 2 Injured in Chico Car Accident
CHICO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) — Virgil Santos, 64, of Chico, was killed and two others were hospitalized with injuries Saturday following a multi-vehicle crash at Marigold and East avenues.
The collision took place about 5:50 p.m. on April 13th. The Chico Police Department stated that one of the drivers was heading eastbound on East Avenue at a high rate of speed prior to crashing into a second vehicle traveling on Marigold Avenue with two people. Three people in a third vehicle were also involved, but that vehicle suffered only minor damage.
Paramedics responded and rushed three people to the hospital, but sadly Virgil Santos later died.
Police investigating the collision closed down East Avenue between Cactus and Ceanothus for roughly 5 1/2 hours.
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