Car crash takes out signal light at Wye Road and Main Street

On March 12, 2020, at approximately 3:58 P.M., the Bishop Police Department received a report of a traffic collision in the area of North Sierra Highway and Wye Road. Officers arrived at the location and found the collision at North Sierra Highway at Highway 6.

bishoppoliceIn addition to Bishop Police Department response, the Bishop Fire Department, and Symons ambulance responded to the collision.

During the investigation, officers discovered the solo vehicle was traveling northbound on North Sierra Highway when the driver fell asleep. The vehicle veered off the roadway, striking several traffic signal poles.

The adult female driver and minor female passenger (mother and daughter) were transported to the hospital for precaution. Neither party sustained serious injuries. No signs of impairment.

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