Highway 70 south of Oroville reopens after head-on crash

Bee Metro staff

Highway 70 was closed in both directions for nearly five hours Tuesday morning after a head-on crash, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The head-on crash involving two vehicles was reported at 6:12 a.m. just south of Ophir Road. Motorists were advised to use alternate routes before the highway was reopened at 10:50 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.