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Collision on SR-178 between Dodge Caravan and Caltrans Sweeper | Serious damage and injuries

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at approximately 11:20 AM, the California Highway Patrol reported that the driver of a 2006 Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound on SR-178, east of Chicago Valley Road, and within a Caltrans highway construction zone, while at the same time, a Caltrans employee was driving a Caltrans highway construction vehicle (sweeper) […]

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Last Saturday the 5th Annual Inyo County SAR & CHP Inland Division Air Operations Search and Rescue Training was Held in Bishop

The 5th Annual Inyo County SAR & CHP Inland Division Air Operations Search and Rescue Training was held this past weekend in Bishop, CA. Photos shared on CHP Inland Division Air Operations Facebook website. Inyo SAR and CHP Air Operations has a long history of working together to provide search and rescue services to the […]

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Horrible crash almost kills two CHP officers in Stockton Area | Three victims tragically killed in fiery crash

(Note: Sierra Wave News wanted to share this horrendous accident with our listeners and readers that happened yesterday, March 23, 2021, in the San Joaquin Valley. It is a reminder of  just how dangerous the job of our California Highway Patrol Officers can be. Our state’s highways are very dangerous places to make emergency stops. […]

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Two Women Pedestrians Hospitalized after Bishop Pedestrian Accident

Two women pedestrians were injured after being hit by a pikup truck early Saturday morning, March 6, 2021, in Bishop, according to a report by the Bishop Office California Highway Patrol. According to the accident report the major injury accident occurred at around 1:15 a.m. on the southbound U.S. 395, just south of Pa Ha […]

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Caltrans says U.S. Highway 395 is now fully open all the way to Nevada border

As of 3:00 this afternoon, maintenance crews have fully reopened U.S. Highway 395. It took almost a full week to clear the highway after last week’s snowstorm. Besides lots of snow, there was the added danger of avalanches along U.S. Highway 395. According to Caltrans District 9 Facebook page, Caltrans crews working non-stop finally cleared […]

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CalOES, California Highway Patrol and California National Guard Issue Statement Reassuring Public’s Safety

State Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Leaders Issue Joint Statement on Presidential Inauguration and Physical Security The following may be attributed to CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray, Cal OES Director and Homeland Security Advisor Mark Ghilarducci and California National Guard Adjutant General David Baldwin: Following the events that unfolded in our nation’s capital last week […]

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Shop with a Cop | Popular Christmas Program for Kids Returns

SHOP WITH A COP ADAPTED FOR 2020  Shop with a Cop is alive and well in 2020, with some tweaks. The program brings law enforcement branches from Mono and Inyo Counties together with a special selection of East Side grade school children to all go shopping for gifts for family members. In past years, the […]

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Fire raging in north Mono County | Hwy395 closed from Walker and Coleville to Topaz area

The Mountain View Fire (Mono County) This has been a rapidly changing story. Information will be continued to be posted and revised as it becomes available. News is coming in from various news sources in So. Lake Tahoe, Reno, Mammoth Lakes, and, of course, Facebook groups and official Facebook pages of government agencies. It’s a […]

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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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