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DUI Arrest After Early Morning Crash On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD – A single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 this morning sent the driver to the hospital and caused him to be arrested for DUI. At 4:45 a.m., CHP responded to an accident on Highway 41 just north of Road 207. According to CHP, Jesus Martinez, 21, of Milwaukee, Wis., was northbound in a 2014 Chevy Malibu at a high rate ...

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Survivor Of Head-On Crash Says Thank You To First Responders

OAKHURST – Every day our first responders provide aid and comfort to people who may be going through the worst experience of their lives. But after pulling someone from a burning building or cutting them out of a horrific wreck, as in this case, they rarely get to learn what became of those whose lives they helped to save. Today, ...

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Early Morning Roll-Over Crash On Deadwood

OAKHURST – A trip to the casino ended with a trip to the hospital this morning when the driver rolled his car on Deadwood. At about 3:10 a.m., first responders were called out to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Highway 41 about a mile south of Oakhurst. The driver, an Oakhurst man in his seventies, told CHP that ...

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Driver Airlifted After Single-Vehicle Crash On Road 200

NORTH FORK – A single-vehicle crash on Road 200 this morning sent the driver to the hospital and CHP at the scene suspect the driver may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol. At 8:16 a.m., a call came in to 911 that a car had crashed into the embankment just above the Cal Fire Rancheria Fire station ...

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Sleepy Driver Crashes And Rolls On Road 200

NORTH FORK – A driver who says he fell asleep at the wheel escaped without serious injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Road 200 this morning. Just before 9 a.m., a Cal Fire engine on its way to assist Fresno County with a structure fire reported an overturned vehicle just south of the Finegold Creek bridge. When CHP arrived ...

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Three Vehicle Crash Jams Up Friday Afternoon Traffic In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – A three-vehicle crash on the north end of Oakhurst this afternoon added another glitch to today’s troubles along Highway 41. At 2:47 p.m., three southbound vehicles got caught up in a crash in front of El Cid Mexican Restaurant. All three drivers are from Oakhurst, according to CHP at the scene. A 72-year-old woman was southbound at the ...

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Highway 41 Reopens After Accident, Road 211 Also Cleared

O’NEALS – Highway 41 has reopened in both directions between Road 200 and Road 208 after being closed for over five hours due to an accident and hazmat situation involving a log truck. The road was shut down just after 9 a.m. after the truck crashed off the west side of the road north of the Rocky Cut in what ...

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Highway 41 Closed For Two Hours After Crash Near Rocky Cut

MADERA COUNTY – Both lanes of Highway 41 were blocked for two hours this afternoon north of the 22 Mile House due to a two-vehicle accident. At 12:40 p.m., CHP and emergency vehicles were dispatched to reports of a crash involving a Toyota sedan and a Ford Econline van. There are reportedly two minor injuries, and a third person who ...

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Woman Airlifted After Crash Near Bass Lake Annex

NORTH FORK – A 79-year-old North Fork woman was airlifted after a single-vehicle crash on Road 222 just north of Road 221 near the Bass Lake Annex. Just before 2 p.m., a report came in of an accident on Road 200. After about 15 minutes of searching by both fire and CHP, the wreck was finally located on Road 222. ...

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