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Traffic Alert: Traffic Collision Hwy 41 & Road 406

O’NEALS—The California Highway Patrol is reporting a traffic collision has occurred on Highway 41 near  Road 406. Traffic is being substantially affected.  A vehicle has overturned. Injuries are being reported and lane blockage. Please avoid the the area if possible. We will update this article when new information is available. UPDATE 6:25pm One way traffic control is in place UPDATE ...

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Traffic Alert: Traffic Collision Hwy 41 & Yosemite Springs Parkway

COARSEGOLD—The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a traffic collision has taken place on Highway 41 near Yosemite Springs Parkway. Two vehicles are involved and the Northbound lanes of the highway are affected. Traffic delays are occurring. Injuries are unknown at this time however an ambulance is enroute. Please avoid the area if possible. We will update this article when ...

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CHP Maximum Enforcement Period

SACRAMENTO—The California Highway Patrol (CHP) urges everyone to ring in 2023 responsibly by designating a sober driver. The CHP will conduct a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) starting at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2022, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2023.  During that time, all available CHP officers will be out on patrol with a focus ...

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Motor Vehicle Accident Ahwahnee Hwy 49 & Sunrise

AHWAHNEE–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reporting a motor vehicle accident has occurred on Highway 49 near Sunrise Road. A single vehicle has gone off the road, rolled and landed on it’s side. An ambulance and tow truck are enroute. Injuries are unknown at this time. Please use caution in the area. We will update this article when more information ...

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Be Santa To A Senior

OAKHURST–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Oakhurst Area is coordinating “Be A Santa to a Senior” for local seniors who are residents at Oakhurst Healthcare and Wellness, Oakhurst Board and Care, and John C. Fremont Long Term Care facilities. Drop-off locations are located throughout the area to collect socks, games, decks of cards, dominos, books, calendars, coloring books, pens, pencils, highlighters, ...

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Traffic Alert | Two Traffic Collisions Hwy 41

COARSEGOLD–The California Highway Patrol is currently reporting two motor vehicle accidents have occurred on Highway 41 in the Coarsegold area. One accident is near Road 207 and involves 3 vehicles. An ambulance is enroute and there is some lane blockage. The other  accident involves 2 vehicles near Road 415. Again, an ambulance is enroute and there is lane blockage. Injuries ...

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Let’s Talk Chain Controls

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Every year I hear the same questions about chain controls in our communities. Do I have to carry chains? What do R1, R2, and R3 mean? My vehicle is four-wheel drive, do I still need chains? Keep reading for the answers to these questions and more. During the winter months, motorists may encounter traction chain controls in the mountain ...

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Traffic Alert Hwy 41 and Cavin Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD –The California Highway Patrol is reporting a motor vehicle accident that has occurred on Highway 41 near Cavin Road. Two vehicles are involved and there is an ambulance en route. This is a head-on collision and some lane blockage exists. Please avoid the area if possible. We will update this article as more information is available.   Update 12:45pm The ...

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Storm Watch– Schools, Road Conditions, Power Outages

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–From rain to hail to snow, thunderstorms, and wind, our communities have been dealing with the first major winter storm of the season which began on Sunday. The National Weather Service Hanford Office has predicted that Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will be the worst of the storm with snow levels dropping and more thunderstorms possible. Check below for ...

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Traffic Alert Traffic Collision Hwy 41 And Jewel Vista

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O’NEALS–A motor vehicle accident is being reported on Highway 41 at Jewel Vista Court in the O’Neals area. Two vehicles are involved and injuries are being reported. This is a head on collision and both lanes of the highway are currently blocked. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is on scene along with first responders. Please avoid the area if possible. We ...

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