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Another fatal collision in Coso Junction on Highway 395

It seems that vehicle accidents have been on the increase over the past few weeks. Coso Junction, along U.S. Highway 395, especially continues to prove to be a dangerous place for vehicles. Here is yet another one that occurred on Sunday, October 18th, which resulted in a fatality. The following information comes from the California […]

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Fatal accident on SR-190 | Vehicle burst in flames

On 09/08/2020 at approximately 7:05 AM, a 22-year-old male from Bakersfield, CA, was driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger westbound on SR-190 approximately 2 miles east of SR-136. For unknown reasons, he allowed his vehicle to drift off the roadway onto the south dirt shoulder. To redirect his vehicle back into the westbound lane, he sharply […]

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Fatal Injury on Sunday | Southbound U.S. 395 North of Sherwin Grade

On Sunday, September 6th, 2020 at approximately 10:00 PM, the driver of a 2003 Subaru Forester was driving southbound on US-395 at an undetermined speed. For unknown reasons, the driver of the Subaru allowed the vehicle to travel off the east side of the road. The driver then turned the vehicle to the right, and […]

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Update: Accident with Injuries on Highway 395 in Cartago on Monday Evening.

(Updated on September 8, 2020) There was a multi-car crash reported on Monday evening, September 7, 2020,  in Cartago. At least one person, (later identified as Richard Hanson of Bishop, Calif., age 80) driving a 2001 tan Land Rover, was reported as seriously injured after a traffic collision involving two other vehicles The accident happened […]

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Big Pine Fire responded to single vehicle rollover with injuries

Sept. 5, 2020,  First reported on BPVFD Facebook Post) Big Pine Fire responded with two SXS to Sugarloaf Mtn and Little Onion Valley for a single vehicle rollover with injuries. Sierra Wave spoke with Fire Chief Damon Carrington. He was first on the scene after receiving the 9-1-1 call. Carrington said that the vehicle, a […]

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Fatal Roll-over Accident South of Coso Junction Rest Area

Tuesday, September 1, Fatal Roll-over Accident South of Coso Junction Rest Area Reported from CHP Bishop Office On September 1, 2020, at approximately 1742 hours (5:42 p.m.), a 29 yr. old driver from Ridgecrest, CA was driving a 2005 black Chevrolet Suburban northbound on US-395, south of Coso Junction Rest Area. For unknown reasons, the […]

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Large Police Response to Man with Rifle in Pearsonville Pointing at Officer

(Revised/Update: 8/25/3:30pm) At 10:30 pm Monday night details are still sketchy, but Sierra Wave has heard from numerous sources that a large police response took place on Monday afternoon of an officer involved incident near Pearsonville, in which, purportedly, a man with a rifle pointed a rifle towards officers. Over a dozen Inyo County Sheriff […]

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Tagging vandalism near Crowley Lake | Suspect caught and arrested for DUI

On Sunday August 9, 2020, at approximately 4:15 pm, CHP Bishop Inland Communications Center received a call from a citizen reporting a male adult “tagging” buildings adjacent to US-395 in Long Valley (near Crowley Lake). The reporting party provided a detailed description of the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle fleeing the scene on US-395 northbound. […]

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Mammoth Lakes fatal car crash Benton Cross and Pit Road on July 25 | CHP Press Release

On July 25, 2020 at 8:55 pm, Mr. Josh Daugherty was driving a silver 2017 Toyota Tacoma crew cab, west on Benton Crossing Road at a stated speed of approximately 55-60 MPH just west of Pit Road. Mr. Daugherty made a series of turning movements that resulted in a loss of steering control which caused […]

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