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6B Wednesday, May 9, 2001 Bulletin. Pro( t i I 0t0s by Christi Sevtap Ten-month-old Easton Bryant is being comforted following Highway 36, near a two-car collision that sent her mother to the hospital the California with major injuries. Little Easton was not Injured, Just up dent. One set by the incident. 3 North Shore Campground Road, became a busy place April 27, an Highway Patrol, fire departments, tow companies and others arrived man took on the task of clearing debris from the site. ~.x:. emergency personnel at the scene of a load up one of the victims into the ambulance as others check out a 1992 Ammra, by a Chester resident. When Stephens saw the behind Shiflett, but he didn't Buick blocking the roadway,stop for almost a mile. The offi- Newspaper policy he began to slow and turned to cer activated the flashing head Information that appears in this the right, lights to gain his attention pri- column is compiled from the Cali. Seeing the vehicle coming to- or to the large turnout area at fornia Highway Patrol activity logs ward him, McClary accelerat- Red Rock Road. in Quincy and, in some cases. Su. ed and pulled to the right Shiflett went past the turn sanville. The fact that someone has shoulder, out and then abruptly swerved been involved in an automobile ac- Stephens had already corn- to the right and drove right cident does not constitute liability mitted to the right and was un- alongside a steel guardrail, or fault. In addition, the reporting able to turn back onto the causing minor paint damage to CHP agency determines whether in. roadway due to the graveledthe right side of his vehicle. Juries in the accident are r.l ar ,ter, shoulder. ....... ............... ............... ized as.minOr, ?noderate, majoror , Rather than colliding with Rush creek Road: Hi,way fatal' ' the Buick, Stephens continued 10 Highway 395, south of Red Rock Road No injuries were reported when an Olympia, Wash., resi- dent struck a guardrail on Highway 395 south of Red Rock Road Friday, May 4, at 10:40 p.m. A California Highway Patrol officer was attempting to stop a southbound 1987 Nissan Sen- tra, driven by William ShLqett, 45, for making an unsafe pass. The CHP officer's red lights were activated as he came up Highway 89, north of Dixie Canyon Road Minor injuries were report- ed when two vehicles were in- volved in an incident Sunday, May 6, at 3 p.m. Patrick McClary, 38, of Greenville, was driving a 1972 Buick southbound on Highway 89, north of Dixie Canyon Road. He pulled to the right shoul- der and stopped in preparation to make a U-turn. He had stopped at the begin- ning of a sharp right turn and was unable to see northbound traffm due to the blind corner. Victor D. Stephens, 25, of Chico, was driving a 1982 Dat- sun northbound on Highway 89 at 50 mph, approaching McClary's location. McClary began his U-turn just as Stephens rounded the corner. Preview distance-learning Video Program (K-grade 12, taught by master teachers) and character-building textbooks For date, time, and location, call toll free: 1-888-722-1591 or visit:, FEATHER RIVER COLLEGE HORSE PROGRAM ANNUAL HORSE SALE & BBQ MAY 19, 2001 PREVIEW 8AM SALE BEGINS 2PM PLUMAS-SIERRA FAIRGROUNDS Horses raised by FRC students as well as other ranch horses will be sold. Come out for fun, food, and to support your local community members. Morning concessions available. Afternoon BBQ and beverages by Sloat Mill Company. to the right, where his vehicle Minor injuries were report- struck a large tree. ed when a Sun City, Calif., res- Stephens received lacera- ident was involved in a single- tions to his knees and com. vehicle incident Thursday, plained of neck pain. May 3, at 4 p.m. A passenger, Holly Ething- Nell O'Conner, 41, was dri- ton, 24, of Salinas, complained ring a 1993 International west- of a bruised pelvis; and Leaf C. bound on Highway 70, west of Van Pelt, 23, of Salinas, corn- Rush Creek Road. plainedofneckpain. He was hauling a load of Seat belts were in use. lumber in his three-axle truck and flatbed semitrailer. He said he was rounding a corner and saw a white, older import car traveling eastbound in the westbound lane. O'Conner braked and steered right to avoid the vehi- cle. The right wheels of the truck .... ~ . :~ . 130' Water Frontaqe Emergency personnel assist one of three victims involved in a head-on crash o$ 36. left the north roadway edge as the Long Valley under-cross-lines, directly into he entered a sweeping curve, ing. an on-coming car He attempted to regain con- He apparently fell asleep at36, east of North trol of his truck and return it the wheel, ground Road. to the highway, but the weight His vehicle ran off the westThe second car of the lumber, coupled with the side of the roadway, into the Chevy Malibu, curve, caused the vehicle to center median and struck theRobert Price, 83, overturn. ....... end of the steel guardrail. It manor. O'Conner was wearing his then overturned. According to t: seat belt and received minor Ghidossi received minor in- Price didn't have injuries, juries and was transported to tempt evasive action Caltrans responded and as-Washoe Medical Center in impact. sisted with traffic control, Reno. Price was while one of the tow compa- Seneca Hospital hies helped clear the lumber Highway 36 His 79-year-old offthehighway. 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