Virgil Santos ID’d Person Killed in Chico Accident on East Avenue and Marigold Avenue
Chico, California (April 16, 2019) – Police officers have identified the man killed in a vehicle accident on Saturday evening in Chico as Virgil Santos, 64, of Chico.
The crash was reported at about 5:50 p.m. April 13, at the intersection of East Avenue and Marigold Avenue.
Butte County Coroner’s Office said a car was traveling eastbound on East Avenue at a high rate of speed when the driver ran a red light at the intersection and hit a second car. Another vehicle was side-swiped at the intersection, but no injuries were reported in that vehicle.
Two occupants of the car that was hit sustained injuries, and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Santos, who was an occupant in that vehicle, succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
Police said the driver of the eastbound vehicle might have been impaired at the time of the crash.
The crash is still under investigation.
We at Pacific Attorney Group pass our condolences to the family and friends of Virgil Santos. We hope that they will get the courage to accept the situation.
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