State Police Log published Wednesday June 13, 2012

By The Curry Coastal Pilot June 12, 2012 09:17 pm


Thursday, June 7

Public assist, 5:45 p.m.: A trooper assisted a motorist with a citizen citation against another motorist he claimed was following too close and passing in a no passing zone, 99200 block of Winchuck River Road. 

Sunday, June 10

Injury vehicle accident,  6:20 p.m.: A 2004 Nissan Murando SUV driven by a 55-year-old man of Sacramento Calif. collided with a tree on the shoulder of the roadway after he lost control of his vehicle which was driving on the shoulder of the highway while negotiating a curve. The driver and his passenger, a 60-year-old woman of Sacramento, were transported to Curry General Hospital by ambulance with minor injures. The driver was issued a citation for failing to drive in his lane. Highway 101, milepost 332.6 

Monday, June 11

Non injury vehicle accident: 2:50 p.m.:  A 2010 Ford Focus operated by a 75-year-old woman of Brookings, while traveling southbound on Highway 101, milepost 332.6, struck a 1995 Chevrolet pickup operated by a 58-year-old man of Brookings who was stopped in the roadway blocking the southbound slow lane. No injuries were reported at the scene. Damage to both vehicles was over $1,500. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Both drivers were found to be at fault in the collision. 

Hazard tow, 4:50 p.m.: A trooper observed a 1994 Toyota 4-Runner nosed into the bushes on the west side of the highway at the intersection of Oceanview Drive and Highway 101. The vehicle bumper was only about 6 inches from the fog line and would be a hazard to any vehicle that would be attempting to turn from the highway onto Oceanview Drive.