Bad Weather Does A Number On Local Highways
Weather is blamed for a number of accidents on Highway 108 Monday afternoon.
Vehicles mixed it up at the Yosemite Junction of Highways 108 and 120 around 6 p.m. in two separate crashes.
A car lost control on Highway 108 near the county line at South Shore Tullock Road shortly after that, briefly trapping the driver inside.
Emergency crews responded to a solo vehicle accident that pinned-in the driver of a pick-up truck on the Twain Harte Grade, just west of the west entrance to Twain Harte around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening.
A pick-up truck ran off northbound Highway 49 near Mountain Brow in a non-injury crash Monday afternoon, and a head-on collision was reported on Highway 4 at Angels Road in Vallecito around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning.
A large tree went down across the lanes of Highway 49 near Sonora Truck Dismantlers, North of Springfield road at around 5:30 p.m. The tree blocked the lanes and backed up traffic.