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Head on collision in Death Valley National Park injures 5

Sierra Wave Media received this from Bishop CHP: “On 12/30/19 at approximately 4:50 PM, Takumi Sagawa of Hokkaido, Japan, was driving a Kia Optima westbound on SR-190, east of Mesquite Dunes Parking Lot Entrance at approximately 50 MPH. At the same time, Xiaomin Deng of Sammamish, WA, was driving a Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on SR-190 […]

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Traffic Accident In Big Pine

On 12/09/2019  officers of the Bishop Area CHP responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of US-395 and SR-168 East in Big Pine. A silver Nissan sedan was attempting a left turn from westbound SR-168 onto southbound US-395 when it was struck by a black Dodge SUV traveling northbound on US-395. A preliminary investigation […]

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Fatal Accident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2019 FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION SUMMARY: On Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 10:55 AM, CHP Bishop Communication Center received a call of a vehicle over an embankment. The reporting party had stopped at a view point on the south shoulder of SR 120W (Tioga Pass), approximately six miles west of US […]

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CHP Concentrates On Impaired Driving

Sven Miller, Commander Contact: Fran Clader Office of Community Outreach & Media Relations Director of Communications 601 North 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 843-3310 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2019 19-36 CHP CONCENTRATES EFFORTS ON IMPAIRED DRIVING SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are […]

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CHP celebrating 90 years of ‘serving the people’

CHP press release SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A celebration 90 years in the making is underway at the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Through legislation, on August 14, 1929, California witnessed the evolution of traffic enforcement with the creation of a statewide law enforcement agency known today as the CHP. The purpose of creating the CHP was to provide uniform […]

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CHP plans Mono County DUI checkpoint for Friday

CHP press release The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area has scheduled a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver license safety checkpoint on August 9, 2019, in Mono County. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The purpose […]

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Local law enforcement take part in Active Shooter Training

By Deb Murphy Members of nine Eastern Sierra law enforcement agencies gathered for a two-day course in Active Shooter Training at Mammoth Middle School this week—something law enforcement has to be prepared for while hoping the training never has to be used. The agencies included California Highway Patrol, Mammoth Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Department, […]

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