Saturday, November 29, 2014

Traffic Collision on Hwy 49 in Columbia

   November 29, 2014 at 2:20 PM:  Emergency personnel are en route to the scene of a traffic collision on Hwy 49 at Wilcox Ranch Road.

      An ambulance has been dispatched due to injuries.

Head-on Traffic collision in Copperopolis

   November 29, 2014 at 2:15 PM:  Yet another traffic collision has been reported on Copper Cove and Black Creek Road  in Copperopolis.

   Emergency vehicles are en route to the scene.  This was a pickup and a white sedan.  The roadway is blocked.


Sports car runs off Hwy 108

   November 29, 2014 at 2 PM:  A blue sports car ran off of Hwy 108 at Tulloch Dam Road. The car is 50 ' off the roadway and the driver is pinned in the car.

   An ambulance and tow truck have been dispatched to the scene.

Pickup and van collide on Hwy 99

  November 29, 2014 at 2 PM:  A blue pickup and a van have collided on Hwy 99 at Liberty Road near Lodi.

   An ambulance is en route to the scene. The roadway is blocked.

Car close to going over side in Copperoplis

  November 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road near the Copper Cove gate in Copperopolis near Lake Tulloch Resort.

   The car is apparently near to going over the side of the cliff. A tow truck has been dispatched. No injuries are reported.

Overturned vehicle on Tulloch Bridge

   UPDATE:  This one is on the Tuolumne County side.

Overturned truck on Hwy 4

   November 29, 2014 at 11 AM:  A truck is reportedly on its side on Hwy 4 near Pool Station Road, near Copperopolis.

   An ambulance is en route, due to injuries.  Use extra caution if headed to that area.

Protestors stop BART trains

  The BART trains were stopped late yesterday, when a group of protestors chained themselves to the cars.

   Service was interrupted between Oakland and San Francisco for several hours, until police were able to cut the chains and arrest the protestors.

Several vehicles on icy road stuck near Long Barn

   November 29, 2014 at 9:40 AM:  Several vehicles have been sliding on the icy roadway on Hwy 108 near Long Barn and are now stuck.

   Stay off the highways and roads where it is snowing unless you have chains. Now these vehicles are also blocking the roadway.

New "Star Wars" coming in 2015

  If you are a fan of the "Star Wars" movies, then you will enjoy the trailer that just came out yesterday online.

   "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be out in 2015 and from the trailer, it should be all that it is promoted to be. And of course, the original music.

Vehicle stuck in snow on Hwy 108

  November 29, 2014 at 9:25 AM:  Ignoring the warnings of the coming storm, a vehicle tried to make it over Hwy 108 and is now stuck in the snow at Snowwhite Ridge Drive, above Strawberry, blocking traffic.

  A tow truck has been dispatched. Use extra caution if headed to that area.

Chains required on Hwy 4

   November 29, 2014 at 9 AM:  Chains are currently required on vehicles without 4 wheel drive and snow tires at around 6000' on Hwy 4. Snow is expected to come down as low as 5000' today.

  On Hwy 88 chains are required 4 miles east of Hamms Station.

Overturned car on Hwy 108

   November 29, 2014 at 8:55 AM:  CHP is at the scene of an overturned car on Lancaster Drive near Hwy 108 in Oakdale.

   An ambulance transported the driver to the hospital. The vehicle is blocking the roadway. A tow truck has been dispatched.