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Mariposa Restaurant Closed After Major Vehicle Accident

MARIPOSA — First responders are at scene of an accident on 5th Street in Mariposa after a vehicle reportedly struck a pedestrian and then crashed into Castillos Mexican Restaurant. The accident happened just after 5:30 p.m., and injuries have been reported, one major. The restaurant has been closed, and SkyLife One air ambulance is en route to transport an injured ...

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Downed Power Lines Block Highway 41 Near Fish Camp

FISH CAMP — Crews are at scene of downed power lines blocking both lanes of Highway 41 just north of Miami Mountain Road, south of the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. The roadway is closed in both directions at this time. At about 8:15 a.m., reports came in of power lines down, starting a couple spot fires on both sides ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Nov. 6

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 31 to Sunday, Nov. 5, 2016: Oakhurst recovered property On Monday, Oct. 31 at 6:46 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 50000 block of School Road regarding a report of a white 2 door Toyota Tercel driving around the school. ...

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Multi-Vehicle Accident On Highway 41 Results In Major Injury

OAKHURST — A multi-vehicle accident late Friday evening on a busy stretch of Highway 41 on the north end of town sent one juvenile down the hill to the hospital with major injuries. At approximately 10:25 p.m., emergency crews were called to respond to the scene of a three-vehicle accident on Highway 41 near El Cid Restaurant. According to CHP on site, two ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 30

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016: North Fork disturbance On Monday, Oct. 24 at 6:55 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 56000 block of Road 226 in regards to a call of a verbal argument between a male and a ...

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Multi-Vehicle Accident In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — Just after noon today CHP received reports of a multi-vehicle accident on Road 417 about one half of a mile east of Highway 41. According to CHP, at approximately 12:15 p.m. a male driver from Coarsegold was heading westbound on Road 417 in a Honda sedan near Chukchansi Road, and traveling too fast for the rainy weather conditions. As ...

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Highway 41 Briefly Closed To Clear Debris From Crash

COARSEGOLD — A three vehicle-accident on Highway 41 just south of Coarsegold has closed Highway 41 in both directions for a short time. At 9:30 a.m., CHP and Cal Fire responded to reports of the crash near Van Teri Road. No injuries have been reported, however transmission fluid, nails and debris are scattered across the roadway. Caltrans is at scene ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 23

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016: Oakhurst DUI arrest On Monday, Oct. 17 at 1:11 a.m. a deputy conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 41 and Road 426 for equipment violation. The driver was later found to be under ...

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Five Students Walk Away From Rollover Accident

OAKHURST — Just after 12:30 p.m. today CHP received reports of a single vehicle rollover accident just west of Elliott Drive on Road 426. Five teenagers, including three males and two females, were eastbound on Road 426 headed back to class at Yosemite High School, according to CHP. As they rounded the corner west of Elliott Drive, the male driver allowed ...

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Crews Respond To Vehicle And Structure Fire Overnight

COARSEGOLD — Firefighters were called out to two separate fires in the early morning hours, one near Yosemite Lakes Park and another just south of Hensley Lake. Just after 12:30 a.m., a young man from Coarsegold was southbound on Road 400 approaching Yosemite Springs Parkway. He fell asleep at the wheel, according to CHP at the scene, drove off the ...

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