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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:09

Traffic Collision Causes Large Power Outage

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STOCKTON - A traffic collision knocked out power to a large portion of north Stockton Tuesday night. 

The crash was reported at about 10:10pm near the intersection of West Lane and East Eight Mile Road. Early indications suggest a vehicle collided into a utility pole, disrupting power to several thousand customers.

According to the California Highway Patrol, traffic lights in the affected area were completely blacked out. Temporary stop signs were requested by authorities.

Shortly before 11:00pm, the coroner was requested to the scene. Further details regarding the collision were not available at time of publication.


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 21:23

Fatal Crash in Central Modesto Investigated

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MODESTO - Police investigated a crash that claimed the life of one person Tuesday night.

Emergency personnel responded to the crash reported at the intersection of North 9th Street and Coldwell Avenue for a report of an overturned vehicle. Police and medical personnel arrived but the driver, identified only as a man, had died at the scene.

Coldwell Avenue was closed as well as the southbound lane of 9th Street. The cause of the crash is under investigation.


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 18:30

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Modesto

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MODESTO - Police closed down a road as a man was rushed to the hospital after he was struck by a car Tuesday.

The crash happened at about 5:39pm near the intersection of Sutter and Faustina Avenues. Multiple agencies responded to the scene.

The road was closed for investigation. Further updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:44

Overturned Vehicle Reported on I-5

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WESTLEY - Emergency crews responded to the report of an overturned vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

The crash was reported at about 3:34pm in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 just north of the Westley rest area. Early indications suggest the involved vehicle, described as a gray Honda Civic, overturned and came to rest in the center median.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the Honda was the only involved vehicle in the crash. The driver was reported to be still in the vehicle at time of publication.

Crews from West Stanislaus and Patterson Fire responded as well as an air ambulance. Extent of injuries were assessed as moderate.


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:43

Turlock Railroad Crossing Closed for Work

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TURLOCK - Authorities would like to remind motorists that a busy railroad crossing is remaining closed most of the week for repair work.

The Monte Vista/Railroad Crossing area is closed until Thursday December 15th for repair work. Detours and alternate routes are advised. Heavy traffic congestion is anticipated.

Motorists are encouraged to use Fulkerth and Taylor onramps to Highway 99, and West Tuolumne between North Golden State and Countryside Drive for access to the Monte Vista Crossings shopping area.


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:25

Big Rig Collision Results in Fuel Spill

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MODESTO -  A crash involving a big rig on highway 99 resulted in a fuel spill.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol were dispatched to the crash near the Tuolumne Boulevard exit on Southbound Highway 99 at about 10:52pm. The report indicated a semi truck had collided with the embankment.

The collision was blocking the Tuolumne ramp, and caused the truck to spill fuel which was spilling into a drain. CalTrans responded with sandbags to prevent more fuel from entering the drain.

Officials with the Department of Environmental Resources responded to the scene to evaluate the situation. By 12:30am, crews were still working the cleanup process. Information regarding injuries was not available at time of publication


Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:14

Traffic Collision Reported on Highway 33

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GRAYSON - A traffic collision was reported late Monday night on Highway 33 near Grayson Road.

At about 11:51pm, officers with the California Highway Patrol were dispatched for a report of a crash involving two vehicles. They were only described as a white car and a silver Ford pickup. The vehicles were reported to be blocking the roadway.

An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, and occupants from both autos were reported out of the vehicles, indicating that no one was trapped. Ladders were also on the roadway, dropped during the collision.

By 12:08am, tow trucks were dispatched to clear the vehicles. The extent of the injuries was unavailable at time of publication.