Bicyclist suffers major injuries in collision with vehicle


On Wednesday, at about 4:00 p.m., the Chico Police Department responded to a bicycle collision with a vehicle, near the intersection of Palmetto Ave. and Arbutus Ave.

When officers arrived on scene, the bicyclist was still down on the ground and unresponsive. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and fully cooperated with officers.

The bicyclist was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was treated for serious injuries.

The circumstances of the collision are still being investigated by the Chico Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team. (M.A.I.T.)

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the collision is asked to call the Chico Police Traffic Unit, at 897-4970.

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