Lance Sanders was driving south on Highway 99 when he lost control of his vehicle and it overturned, crossed the median, and continued into the northbound lanes. Alyssa Gore was driving northbound and collided head-on with Sanders' vehicle.
It is unknown when the collision occured, but police received report of a possible dead animal in on Highway 99 at about 6:00am. They soon discovered that it was a man in his 50's or 60's that had been hit, dragged 200ft, and killed in the process.
At about 1:50pm, four men who were working on the Highway 99 Tunnel Project were installing rebar on a 25-foot wall when it for some reason gave out, causing the workers to fall to the ground. The identities of the men have not been released, but their ages are 23, 29, 31, and 36.
It was in the evening when a Honda Accord driven by Francine V. Thomas with her 5-year-old daughter as a passenger rear-ended a semi-truck on Highway 99 late Wednesday night. While the collision was fatal for the woman, the girl survived but sustained serious internal injuries and a broken arm.
Police say an 18-year-old driver under the influence of marijuana may have caused a violent crash. The two passengers of the car were taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The injured bus driver was transported to Swedish Hospital.
An Auburn man suffered two broken legs early Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle while standing next to his pickup on Highway 99 in Chico.