Man Killed in Rollover Crash on Meridian Road
Victim Attempted to Pass Vehicle in Fatal Chico Accident
Chico, CA (April 26, 2020) – A man was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in Chico. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of April 26 on Meridian Road.
An 80-year-old man from Chico was driving a Chevy Tahoe north on Meridian Road. He attempted to pass a Toyota Tundra pickup truck on the gravel shoulder. After passing the pickup truck, the man tried to get back onto the road but overcorrected. The Chevy turned sideways and flipped over. The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected.
The man died at the accident scene. Roads were closed for several hours.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.