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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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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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