Saturday, August 6, 2016

ATV vs tree in Pioneer

   August 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM:  An ATV has crashed into a tree on Pine Drive in Pioneer.

  CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Another motorcycle fatality

   August 6, 2016 at 6:15 PM:  A motorcycle has been involved in a collision at Turlock Road near Looney Road outside Turlock.

   The motorcyclist did not survive the collision. An evidence tow is en route to the scene.

Fire in Amador County

   As of August 6, 2016 the Deer Fire in Amador County has been contained at 26 acres.

   Located off Deer Ridge and Buena Vista, not far from Valley Springs, no structures were threatened.

Vehicle rollover on Murphys Grade Road

    UPDATE at 5:20 PM:  CHP is now onscene.  Appears vehicle rolled off the roadway and down the embankment.

   UPDATE:  Fire personnel arrived to find the car on its roof

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 108 in Long Barn

   UPDATE:  Injured rider is being flown to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto with major injuries.

Fatal motorcycle collision in Oakhurst area

   August 6, 2016 at 5 PM:   A pickup and a motorcycle have reportedly collided on Hwy 41 near Road 426 in the Oakhurst area.

  Sadly, the motorcycle rider did not survive.  Be cautious as many emergency vehicles are working the scene.

Traffic collision on Hwy 88

   August 6, 2016 at 4:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 just west of Silver Lake.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene. Use extra caution in that area.

Traffic collision in Manteca

   August 6, 2016 at 2 PM:  CHP is now trying to clear a traffic collision involving several vehicles, including one on top of another at Hwy 120 and Airport Way in Manteca.

   Injured were taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.  Tow trucks are now clearing the vehicles. Be extra cautious if in the area. At least one vehicle was towed to the evidence yard in Stockton PD.

Letter to the Editor: Women and Trump!

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

     I am a 40 year old woman who has been a Republican most of my voting life,

Fire in Jamestown

   UPDATE:  CHP is assisting with traffic control.

  August 6, 2016 at 1 PM:  A fire has been

254 million tons????

  Shocking, but true!  Americans throw away 254 million tons  of trash a year. Where is it all going???

Reality TV: Donald Trump and Ducks!

   Donald Trumps most ardent backers, aside from the white supremacist groups, is the Duck Dynasty bunch.

   Yesterday, August 5, 2016, for the first time,

Major injury collision outside Oakdale

   August 6, 2016 at 6 AM:  CHP is still at the scene of a 1:45 AM traffic collision at Albers Road and Kemper Road outside Oakdale.

   Two people were transported to Doctors Medical Center with major injuries. Lines were down in the roadway. CHP is investigating the cause of the crash.