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Mokelumne Hill, CA — A Mokelumne Hill man sustained major injuries in Monday’s crash on Highway 49 near the lower Mokelumne Hill Grade.

The CHP reports that 52-year-old Barry Allen Clark of Mokelumne Hill crashed through a guardrail and drove down a steep embankment at around 9:55am. Clark was life-flighted to Mercy San Juan Hospital in Sacramento. He was arrested for driving under the influence.

For a period of time during the morning Caltrans had to close Highway 49 while emergency officials assisted.