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Two Arrested For DUI After Both Crash On Road 200

O’NEALS – Two drivers are under arrest for DUI this evening after both crashed their trucks near Minarets High School during a failed passing maneuver. Just before 7 p.m., Elijah Johnson, 27, of Coarsegold was eastbound in a GMC pickup on Road 200 about a mile east of Highway 41. Right behind him, in a Chevy pickup, was Bo Lewis, ...

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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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Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash In North Fork, Arrested For DUI

NORTH FORK – A driver headed down the hill into South Fork apparently did so in the wrong lane, crashed into an oncoming car, and was arrested for driving under the influence. Just after 9:30 p.m., Jan Orosco, 56, of North Fork, was westbound on Road 225 just past Cascadel Road (Road 223) in a 1998 Ford F150, but was ...

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DUI Arrest After Crash Narrowly Misses Kids At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A family from Fresno celebrating their son’s birthday at Bass Lake were lucky to escape injury when both their cars were hit by an alleged drunk driver this evening. Just after 9:30 p.m., Thomas Ridley, 66, of Bass Lake, was westbound on Road 222 in a Subaru Impreza at what was reported by witnesses as a high ...

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Coarsegold Man Arrested For DUI, Leaving Scene Of Injury Crash

COARSEGOLD – A Coarsegold man was arrested for DUI after a crash on Highway 41, and his female passenger is in the hospital with major injuries. According to CHP, Joseph Alan Hoetker, Jr., 27, was southbound on Highway 41 near Coyote Hollow Lane at about 3 a.m., when he drove his 1992 Ford Explorer off the roadway and crashed into ...

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DUI Arrest After Crash On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD – A single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 this evening closed the southbound lane for over an hour and sent one man to jail for DUI. Just before 7 p.m., a CHP officer was southbound about two miles north of Yosemite Springs Parkway when he observed a northbound Volvo traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer u-turned and ...

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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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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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Major Injuries And DUI Arrest After Driver Crashes Into A Tree

AHWAHNEE — An Ahwanee man was arrested, and both he and his passenger sustained major injuries, after crashing into a tree on Road 600 early Sunday morning, according to CHP. On Jan. 7, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Joseph Noriega, 26, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet pick-up truck westbound on Road 600 west of State Route 49. Mr. Noriega lost control ...

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