Taxi collides with truck on Highway 99

BIGGS, Calif. - Part of Highway 99 was shut down overnight in Butte County after a collision between a taxi and a truck .

It happened around 12:45 a.m. at Highway 99 and Rio Bonito Road near Biggs, south of Chico.

The CHP confirmed a box truck and a taxi collided, and one of the vehicles caught fire, leaving debris in the road.

According to the CHP, the driver of the taxi suffered major injuries.  The CHP said there were children in the taxi, but they were not injured.

The truck driver was also not injured in the crash.

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