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Update: Crash Knocks Down Poles On J-59

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Update at 4:58 p.m.: The CHP has provided additional information regarding this traffic incident. According to reports, the driver was allegedly trying to leave the crash site but was apprehended within five minutes, walking north of the scene. No injuries were reported in the collision; however, three utility poles suffered damage, leading to a three-hour disruption of traffic. Upon conducting a records check, it was discovered that the driver, identified as Daniel Douglas Broady from Groveland, had an active felony warrant with no bail for his arrest. Consequently, he was taken into custody and subsequently booked into the Tuolumne County Jail on the warrant charges, in addition to being cited for drug possession.

Original post at 8:16 a.m.:Tuolumne County, CA — The CHP, and fire officials are on the scene of a crash on J-59 near the Highway 108 intersection.

A vehicle has crashed and reportedly taken down three utility poles, and there are wires in the roadway. AT&T has been notified of the situation and will be sending a crew to make repairs. Travel with caution in the area and be prepared for a possible delay. Cleanup is underway The crash occurred just after 7:40am. It is unknown if there are any injuries related to the crash.

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