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Logging Truck Crash On Highway 49 Stops Traffic

AHWAHNEE – A three-vehicle crash on Highway 49 on Thursday stopped traffic in both directions and sent two people to the hospital. Just before 3:30 p.m. on Apr. 19, Corbet Jones, 51, of Fresno was southbound on Highway 49 near Hilltop Lane in a 2015 Kenworth logging truck with an attached trailer. Just as Jones began negotiating a right-hand corner ...

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Driver Airlifted After Suspected DUI Crash

COARSEGOLD – A Fresno man was arrested for DUI and airlifted to a Valley hospital after crashing on Highway 41 in the early morning hours. At about 3:18 a.m. this morning, CHP officers responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 41 just north of Yosemite Springs Parkway. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a white 2006 Honda Civic ...

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DUI Arrest After Major Injury Crash Closes Highway 41

O’NEALS – A Coarsegold man was arrested for felony DUI this afternoon after a three-vehicle accident sent two people to the hospital with major injuries. Just before 3 p.m. today, Ross Kelly, 72, was northbound on Highway 41 in a 2007 Ford F350 approaching the traffic signal at Road 200. According to CHP at the scene, Kelly told officers he ...

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Head-On Crash Stalls Traffic On Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

OAKHURST – A head-on collision north of Oakhurst blocked traffic for a short time today near the Road 222 turnoff. Just before 4 p.m., a 24-year-old Oakhurst man was northbound in a Pontiac Grand Am at a stated speed of 50 mph, when he crossed over the center line into oncoming traffic, according to CHP at the scene. A 39-year-old ...

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Blocks Highway 41 At Fast Tire

COARSEGOLD — A three-vehicle accident blocked Highway 41 this morning just south of Coarsegold in front of Fast Tire. Just before 10:30 a.m., John Glenos, 72, of North Fork was headed to Fast Tire, where he had just days ago, put four new tires on his Pontiac G6. Glenos was northbound on Highway 41, and says he put on his ...

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Driver Escapes Without Injuries In Road 400 Rollover Crash

COARSEGOLD – A Raymond woman walked away from a single-vehicle accident on Road 400 today, suffering only a few bruises after crashing her SUV off the side of the road. Just before 12:30 p.m., the 49-year-old driver was southbound on Road 400 just south of Road 415 when, for unknown reasons, she failed to negotiate a right-hand turn and crossed ...

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DUI Arrest After Two-Vehicle Crash On Road 400

COARSEGOLD – An Ahwahnee man was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI this morning after a nearly head-on collision on Road 400. At about 9 a.m., CHP responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash just south of Yosemite Springs Parkway. According to CHP, Louis Trotter, 44, was southbound near Sandy Beach Lane in a 2003 Chevy pickup, when he ...

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Blocks Highway 41 In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — A four-vehicle accident blocked both lanes of Highway 41 this evening for over an hour just south of Coarsegold. At about 6:41 p.m., reports came in to 911 of a crash near Coyote Hollow Lane. According to CHP on the scene, Hunter Smith, 20, of Coarsegold, was northbound in a Porsche Cayman S, and witnesses said he had ...

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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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