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Driver Injured In Crash And Arrested After Pursuit On Hwy 41

MADERA COUNTY — A 22-year-old woman is behind bars after a 50-mile, high-speed chase along Highway 41 in the early morning hours. Shortly after midnight this morning, a Fresno County Sheriff’s deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 168 and Ashlan Ave. when he saw what appeared to be a drug deal going down. The suspect’s car, a black Honda, ...

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Driver Suffers Major Injuries In Single-Vehicle Crash

NORTH FORK — A single-vehicle crash south of North Fork this evening sent the driver to the hospital with major injuries. At about 6:20 p.m., a couple in the 59000 block of Road 225 heard a crash and the sound of a horn blaring up on the road near their house. They rushed up to the roadway and located a ...

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Fire On Road 200 After Driver Crashes Stolen Car, Then Flees

O’NEALS — A man who fled the scene of a car crash and fire in O’Neals this afternoon kept law enforcement busy searching for him, as firefighters worked to contain the fire. Just after 4 p.m., reports came in to 911 that a car had crashed off the embankment at the southeast corner of Road 200 and Road 211, across ...

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Thief Steals Car Near Bass Lake, Crashes It, Then Flees

BASS LAKE —  A woman in the Bass Lake Annex had her car stolen this evening, only to find that it had been wrecked less than half-mile from her house. Just after 7:30 p.m., residents along Road 222 just south of the Annex heard the sound of squealing tires, followed quickly by the noise of a crash, and called 911. ...

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Driver Causes Major Accident On Deadwood, Leaves The Scene

OAKHURST — An accident on Highway 41 just south of Oakhurst this morning sent one vehicle crashing off the steep embankment, as the car that reportedly caused the accident drove away. Just before 10:30 a.m., a 64-year-old Coarsegold man was northbound on Deadwood in a Jeep Cherokee when, according to several witnesses, was forced off the road near the 40 ...

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Crash On Road 426 Leads To Investigation Into Two More

OAKHURST — CHP is investigating an accident that took place on Road 426, but it may lead to two more incidents that happened earlier, just a few miles away. At about 9 p.m., reports came in of a vehicle off the road and upside down just below the top of the grade on Road 426 near Woodcrest Drive. When first ...

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Deadwood Crash Sends Pregnant Woman To Hospital

OAKHURST — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 south of Oakhurst this morning sent a pregnant woman to the hospital and shut down both lanes for over 30 minutes. Just before 10 a.m., a southbound tour bus was about halfway up Deadwood approaching the old building on the east side of the road, when it stalled in the southbound lane. ...

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Coarsegold Woman Who Died In Vehicle Accident Identified

COARSEGOLD — The woman who lost her life after a near head-on collision on Highway 41 in Coarsegold yesterday has been identified. Billie Williams, 90, died yesterday after being airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center from an accident on the north end of Coarsegold near Morava Road. Billie was a passenger in one of the two vehicles involved in the ...

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Coarsegold Woman Dies After Head-On Crash On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 near Morava Road has claimed the life of one woman, and injured another. At 3 p.m., reports came in of an accident in front of Mountain Aire on the north end of Coarsegold. According to CHP at scene, a 70-year-old Coarsegold woman was northbound in a Lexus ES330 approaching Morava Road, and ...

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