Saturday, April 23, 2016

Northern (red-shafted) Flicker

Photo by USFS Wildlife employee

Car crashes on Parrotts Ferry Road in Columbia

   April 23, 2016 at 5:25 PM:  A car has reportedly run off Parrotts Ferry Road near Union Hill Road in the Columbia area.

   CHP and a tow truck are en route. Be careful in that area as the car is partially blocking the roadway.


Car into ditch near Black Oak Casino

   April 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM:  A tow truck has been dispatched to pull a vehicle that overturned out of a deep ditch on Black Oak Road, near the casino.

   It is not visible from the road. No injuries were reported.

Rollover on Hwy 4

  UPDATE:  An ambulance has been dispatched to the crash site.

Six car crash on Hwy 120

   UPDATE:  All lanes are now open, but traffic is very slow.

Car flips over on Hwy 99

   April 23, 2016 at 5 PM:  A car reportedly hit the rail and flipped over on Hwy 99 at the Hwy 120 exit in Manteca.

   An ambulance and other emergency vehicles are responding. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Two Hondas collide in Escalon

   April 23,  2016 at 2:45 PM:  Two Honda cars have reportedly collided on Hwy 120 and Main Street in Escalon.

  No injuries have been indicated. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Motorcycle crashes in Jamestown

   April 23, 2016 at 2 PM :  A full-sized Harley Davidson motorcycle reportedly hit the guard rail at Rawhide Road and Shell Road and went down.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is en route. Also a tow has been dispatched. Be extra cautious in the area.

Angels Camp loses another needed business??

   We were just told that a little vacuum sales and repair shop on Main in Angels Camp has now closed up.  They sold belts and fixed them all.

   We tried the phone number listed and it has been disconnected.  Another one bites the dust in Angels Camp. Sad times, these, all due to our city leaders.

Tractor hit bicyclist on Hwy 132

   UPDATE:  Minor injuries were reported in this collision.

Traffic collision in Pioneer

   April 23, 2016 at 9:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Raven Road in Pioneer.

   Minor injuries were sustained in this collision between a Jeep and a Subaru. A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene.

Chains required on Hwy 4

   Now that there has been a collision, chains are required on Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass, just east of Cottage Springs.

   Be cautious on all roadways in the county.

Car hits building in Groveland

   April 23, 2016 at 8:45 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a traffic collision on Hwy 120 at Back Street in Groveland, where a vehicle hit a sign that is not in the roadway and then apparently hit a building.

   The driver has not been located, but the building is being taped off. It isn't known if there are any injuries. Be cautious if in that area.

Baby possums in roadway in San Andreas

   April 23, 2016 at 7:30 AM:  Apparently a mother possum was runover during the night on Mountain Ranch Road near the hospital in San Andreas.

   Be cautious in the area because it was just reported that baby possums are running around the mother in the roadway.

Moke Hill road closed for training

   April 23, 2016 at 7 AM:  Main Street in Mokelumne Hill is closed this morning for fire structure activity training.

   Avoid the area, especially around Church Street until completed if possible.