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Man Injured In Old Priest Grade Crash

Groveland, CA — The CHP reports an 83-year-old Alameda County man was hurt after driving down Old Priest Grade Sunday.

Ray Alexander Gaul was driving near the top of the grade when he lost control and went off the road. The CHP reports that he had moderate to major injuries, including a fractured sternum, and was transported to Sonora Regional Medical Center. The crash happened at 1:50pm. Gaul was driving a Mercedes S400 and was the only person in the car.

There was also a three vehicle crash yesterday afternoon on Old Priest Grade shortly after the accident. The CHP reports that it was due to a vehicle not slowing down near the crash site when officials were on scene directing traffic. No one was injured.