Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Traffic collision near Don Pedro

     October 27, 2015 at 2:30 PM:  A traffic collision resulted in a disturbance at Granite Springs Road and Piney Creek Road near Don Pedro.

  No injuries were reported from the collision. CHP is en route to the scene. Use caution if in that area.

Cow dies on Hwy 50

   October 27, 2015:  A cow that wandered onto Hwy 50 eastbound this morning was hit multiple times by vehicles and died at the scene near Folsom.

   Traffic was backed up in the area for a couple of hours.  It is now reopened. No people were injured.

Car runs off Milton Road

   October 27, 2015 at 12:20 PM:  CHP is at the scene of a vehicle that ran off Milton Road near Hwy 4 below Copperopolis.

   It will be necessary to tow it around 150' back to the roadway. No injuries were reported, but be careful if in the area.

CHP says "Don't drive drunk!'

   CHP reminds everyone who plans to go out and celebrate on Halloween that you need to designate a sober driver ahead of time.

   Don't take chances with your freedom or your life.  Don't Drive Drunk!

Carrots everywhere in Livingston

   October 27, 2015 at 11 AM:  Caltrans is just now getting a handle on a mess created at Hwy 99 at Bloss in Livingston where a semi collided with a little truck and overturned.

   Lanes have been blocked for over an hour with spilled carrots and one person had to be transported to the hospital for injuries.

USFS plans to burn understory in Calaveras

   The USFS plans to burn the understory (oaks, dogwoods, manzanita, mountain misery, (so the wildlife will starve, in our opinion, etc) around 6 miles from Bear Valley in the Calaveras Ranger District.

   This is the North Fork of the Mokelumne river in Bellfour Canyon off Forest Road 7N09. It is scheduled to begin October 28, 2015 and continue for several days.

Semi and two small cars collide in Patterson

   October 27, 2015 at 6:50 AM:  CHP is attempting to clear the roadway at Hwy 33 and Frank Cox Road in Patterson where a semi and two small cars collided.

   The semi's load was spilled across the roadway, but there were no injuries reported. Use caution if in that area.