UPDATED 4:00 PM PT – Sunday, November 15, 2020
At least three people were killed in a crash involving more than 10 cars on Highway 99 in California on Saturday. The incident occurred early morning outside of Oroville, California.
Highway 99 in Butte County between Biggs & Gridley still closed after major crash involving 5 big rigs and 5 other vehicles. CHP says at least three confirmed dead. CHP Valley Division #MAIT team out of Sacramento at crash site working on piecing together how it happened pic.twitter.com/CB8Ih4DcXS
— Melanie Wingo | KCRA (@MelWingoKCRA) November 14, 2020
Investigators suspect dense fog in the area contributed to the cause of the collision as it significantly limited visibility.
Authorities said a lot is still not known about the 10 car pile-up involving five big rigs and five-passenger vehicles.