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Two dead in highway accidents

Two dead in highway accidents

Arcata Fire District NOHUM – At approximately 6 p.m. today, March 31 Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a vehicle rollover on State Route 299 near Glendale with a possible entrapment. Minutes later they were dispatched to a second vehicle accident on south bound U.S. Highway 101 near State Route 299 in Arcata. Upon arrival of the

Big rig flips, spills potting soil

California Highway Patrol BIG LAGOON – A tractor trailer overturned near Big Lagoon on Wednesday, March 11, spilling its load of potting soil on the roadway. At approximately 3:10 p.m. Richard Hamilton was driving a 1999 Peterbilt tractor towing a 1997 Raven flatbed trailer loaded with pallets of potting soil. The tractor/trailer combination was traveling

Blue Lake teen killed in wreck; DUI alleged

California Highway Patrol SWIMMER’S DELIGHT – One person died and two others sustained major injuries after an alleged drunk driver went off the road and hit a large redwood tree on State Route 36 Saturday, Feb. 21. At about 10:45 p.m. Kade Chandler was driving his 2005 Toyota Tundra eastbound on State Route 36 east

Man passes cars around corner, motorcyclist killed

California Highway Patrol LORD ELLIS – A man was killed Friday evening, Feb. 20 after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a vehicle that was passing other cars around a corner. At approximately 9:55 p.m., Andrew Joseph James Carrigan, 24, of San Francisco was driving a 2011 Hyundai Sonata westbound on State Route 299,

Fatal accident on Hwy. 36

California Highway Patrol SWIMMER’S DELIGHT – A passenger in a vehicle that went off the road and hit a redwood tree died Saturday night, Feb. 21, after being ejected. At about 10:45 p.m. Kade Chandler, 20, of Fortuna drove his 2005 Toyota Tundra eastbound on State Route 36 east of Swimmer’s Delight while allegedly under

Truck Flips Over At Big Lagoon

BIG LAGOON – A loaded semi-truck overturned early Sunday evening, June 22, on the curvy section of U.S. Highway 101 on the north side of Big Lagoon. At approximately 5:45 p.m., Pedro Uribe of Manteca was driving a loaded semi-truck and trailer northbound when he allowed the truck to leave the roadway. The truck overturned

Lug Nuts Gone Bad: Rear Wheel Falls Off SUV

 Union Staff Report BAYSIDE – All things considered, the occupants of this vehicle and other motorists on the road got lucky today. Around 10 a.m. this morning, the lug nuts on the rear passenger side wheel of this Ford Explorer sheered off. The wheel came off, sending the SUV careening down into the wetland on