Connect with us

Traffic

Cow Causes Vehicle To Overturn on Highway

Gaby Muro

Published

on

TUOLUMNE COUNTY – A vehicle collided into a cow Monday night near Jamestown, causing the car to overturn.

The crash happened on Highway 108 just west of Chicken Ranch Road at about 9:30pm, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Early reports indicate the eastbound vehicle struck the medium sized cow causing it to overturn. The driver and two passengers were able to exit the car with minor injuries.

The cow was killed in the collision.

Gaby Muro is a journalist specializing in local issues and breaking news. She holds two degrees from San Joaquin Delta College. In 2018, she was considered one of the top 40 journalism students in the United States and received a scholarship to cover international conflict news near the Israeli-Syrian Border for 10 Days. Some of her work as a student has been submitted to the Student Emmy Awards. She was crowned the 2019 Miss Merced County title holder through the Miss America Organization and competed for the title of Miss California, advocating for epilepsy awareness. She has been featured on Investigation Discovery, profiling local homicide cases. Gaby is a native of Stockton, California.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Traffic

Pedestrian Struck by Train in Manteca

Carlos Rodriguez

Published

on

MANTECA – Authorities responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a train Thursday afternoon.

The train blocked off the Main Street and Yosemite Avenue crossings while authorities investigated.

The pedestrian was killed as a result of the collision. No information regarding the identity of the pedestrian was available at time of publication.

Business owners in the area indicated that there have been others previous in the same area. A memorial could be seen just south of Moffat Boulevard near the transit center, presumably for a previous victim.

Police and Sheriff Deputies remained at the scene to take measurements and investigate the crash.

Continue Reading

Traffic

Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision

Gaby Muro

Published

on

MODESTO – Investigators with the Modesto Police Traffic Unit closed down Yosemite Boulevard Wednesday afternoon to investigate a fatal vehicle collision.

The crash happened at about 6:30am near the intersection of Yosemite Boulevard at Ruffino Avenue. Early reports indicate a man in a mobility chair was crossing Yosemite in a crosswalk when he was struck by a westbound vehicle.

Police say the driver of the commercial pickup truck remained at the scene. The injuries initially appeared to be non-life threatening, however investigators were notified around 3:30pm that the patient had died.

Yosemite Boulevard was closed between North Santa Cruz and La Loma Avenue while officers examined the scene.

Continue Reading

Traffic

Update: Photo of Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle Released

Carlos Rodriguez

Published

on

Photo: Ceres Police Department

CERES – Police investigators released a photo of a van involved in a fatal hit and run on Mitchell Road Tuesday night.

Authorities say the victim, identified as 56 year old Isaac Ishak of Ceres, was crossing Mitchell Road when he was struck by a van traveling northbound. Ishak had just stepped into the turning lane when he was struck by the van. The vehicle was traveling at an unknown speed.

Police say the driver stopped and appeared to look at what he hit. He then fled in the van across the lanes of Mitchell Road, then east on Whitmore Avenue.

Authorities said Ishak was unresponsive and had no pulse when they arrived. He was rushed to a hospital by ambulance but died from his injuries.

Witnesses described the driver as a Hispanic man in his 30’s with short hair. He had a thin build with a white tank top on. The van was dark in color. Officials at the scene described it as black or dark green in color, possibly a Dodge Caravan. The vehicle had significant front end damage with a broken windshield, and was missing the passenger side rear view mirror.

Northbound Mitchell Road was closed from Roeding to Whitmore as traffic investigators took measurements and collected evidence at the scene. One lane of southbound Mitchell Road was closed as well.

Authorities published a photo via a press release of the van as it appeared to flee the scene toward Whitmore Avenue.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Officer Freddie Ortiz at (209) 538-5678, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2020 Central Valley TV