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4B Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter LAW a,;l d ORDER S H FRI FF, from page 3B Portola/Eastern Plumas fire was paged. hospital had already been Airway: At Lake Almanor, a notified. The call was caller requested an transferred to poison control, ambulance for a female who was having difficulty Monday, June 2 breathing. The call was Hip: In Portola, a caller transferred to SIFC. requested an ambulance because he said his hip had Bleeding: In Quincy, a caller popped out of joint. The call requested medical attention was transferred to EPHC. for a patient who had upper GI bleeding. PDH was paged. Unknown malady: In Quincy, a caller reported that he needed an ambulance. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Fall: In Chester, a caller requested an ambulance for her daughter who fell and hit her chest very hard. The call was transferred to SIFC. Miscellaneous Thursday, May 29 Search and rescue: Near Quincy, the USFS reported receiving a signal from a personal beacon that was activated near Hartman Bar. The beacon was registered to an 85-year-old male. The man indicated he was looking for an old gold mine. The CHP was contacted and a helicopter was dispatched for the search. A rented vehicle was spotted near the Hartman Bar bridge. The helicopter had to leave the scene to refuel, but the CHP confirmed the person in the vehicle was the person they were looking for. The man was located back at his vehicle. No medical assistance was needed. Sunday, June 1 Vehicle vs. deer: Near Portola, a deputy reported being on the scene of a non-injury accident between a deer and a vehicle on Highway 70 about a quarter mile east of Rocky Point Rd. The deputy said the vehicle was possibly totaled. The information was provided to the CHP. A deputy reported the CHP was on the scene. ejected upon impact and the east shoulder and waited~ CHP REPORT collided with the road near until help arrived. Guynes The following incidents are the west road edge of was wearing his seatbelt and Crescent Street. Garrison sustained a minor bump to submitted by Quincy CHP as was taken to the hospital his forehead fro colliding a tentativesummarypending the conclusion of the with major injuries, with the inside of the investiga tion(s), vehicle. Highway 89 south of Highway 70, June 3 Crescent Street, May 30 Canyon Dam, June 3 At approximately 9:35 At approximately 1:10 At approximately 9:23 a.m., Brian Grass, 37 of p.m., a major injury a.m., John E. Guynes, 59, of Sparks, Nev., was driving collision occurred on Chester, was traveling his Honda westbound on Crescent Street, just south of southbound on Highway 89 Highway 70, just east of Clio Lawrence Street, in Quincy. south of Canyon Dam at a county road 40A, at a stated Nayeli Macias, 26, of Quincy stated speed of 67 mph. speed of 55 mph. Omara was driving her 2012 Jeep According to the CHP Reyes, 32, of Sparks, Nev., Patriot westbound on report, Guynes allowed the was seated in the right front Lawrence Street. Macias Honda's right side tires to passenger seat. was stopped at the stop sign drive onto the west shoulder According to the CHP limit line for left-hand of the highway. The Honda report, Grass observed a turning traffic, and was in started to rotate deer crossing Highway 70 the process of clearing counter-clockwise. Guynes from the south side of the traffic on Crescent Street. made an unsafe turning highway. The deer collided James Garrison, 62, of movement and with the front bumper, left Burney, was riding his 2002 over-corrected, steering left headlamp and hood of the Suzuki Intruder motorcycle and the Honda spun 180 Honda. Neither Grass nor northbound on Crescent degrees and drove across the Reyes were injured from the Street in the right hand lane lanes of traffic. The Honda's collision. The deer sustained passing Lawrence Street. right side collided into the fatal injuries. CHP arrived According to the CHP east shoulder's ascending on scene and Grass report, this collision embankment. The Honda requested a collision Report. occurred as Macias failed to bounced offthe Grass then drove the Honda clear traffic sufficiently and embankment and spun 180 from the scene. drove her jeep in a degrees and came to rest on southwesterly direction onto the solid double yellow lines Highway 70, June 4 Crescent Street. The front of facing in a southbound At approximately 10:40 Macias' vehicle broadsided direction, a.m., Aurora Leveroni, 91, of the left side of the Guynes drove the Honda Graeagle, was westbound on motorcycle. Garrison was out of the roadway and onto Highway 70 in a 1995 Jeep Cherokee, preparing to make a left turn onto Highway 89. Randall Peterson, 63, of Blairsden, was eastbound on Highway 70 approaching Highway 89, in a 2006 Toyota Prius, at approximately 55 mph. According to the CHP report, Leveroni failed to see Peterson's vehicle approaching and turned left into the path of the Prius. Peterson swerved to the right in an attempt to avoid the collision. Leveroni's vehicle struck the Prius on its left side and forced it off the roadway. The Prius continued traveling off the road toward a deep ditch/creek bed. The Prins became airborne as it crossed the ditch and slammed into the embankment on the far side of the ditch. China Grade Road, June 4 A solo-vehicle minor injury traffic collision occurred on China Grade Road south of Arlington Road, at approximately 5 p.m. Linda Tennant, 59, of Taylorsville, was driving her 1989 Toyota Pickup northbound at less than 15 miles per hour, negotiating a curvy downhill portion of the road. According to the CHP report, Tennant reported experiencing brake fade (a result of the brakes becoming too hot from overusage, rendering them ineffective). Tennant was unable to slow her Toyota and, feeling as though she was going to drive off a cliff east of the road, she turned sharply to the left. The turning movement caused the Toyota to travel off the west roadway edge and collide with an elevated embankment. Due to the collision with the embankment, the Toyota roiled onto its right side. Tennant had three juvenile passengers, two o f which were uninjured. The third juvenile passenger had a minor abrasion to his shoulder. All parties involved in this collision were determined to have been utilizing their safety restraints and child restraints, as applicable at the time of the collision. Greenville Wolf Creek Road, June 4 Jeremy Mayes, 29, of Westwood, was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Wolf Creek Road just north of the transition to Main Street, at a high rate of speed. According to the CHP report, at approximately 6:28 p.m., due to the Jeep's excessive speed, while traversing a left curve, Mayes was unable to maintain control of the Jeep. The Jeep continued in a southeasterly direction, across Round Valley Road, and into a wooded and vegetation covered area south of Round Valley Road. The front of the Jeep struck a utility support pole, shearing the pole at its base while subsequently striking thick vegetation consisting of bushes and adolescent trees. The Jeep continued in a southeasterly direction and crossed over Calais Road, then traversed a descending embankment lightly covered in vegetation. The Jeep came to rest just east of Calais Road in an open grass-covered area. Mayes was wearing his seatbelt and was not inured as a result of the collision. Rattlesnake Aversion Training Monday, June 23 Contact: Karen Hayden 530-616-1315 or & Manure Spring Special 20% off 7 }5r / Concrete Rock Sand Gravel (530) 283-2736 -A- 'A- "X- Northeastern Rural Health Clinics I Proudly Acknowledges John Dozier, MD g Family Practice June . 2014 Employee . Of The Month Sierra Institute for that migrate through it. Community and Lake Almanor can boast on Environment is inviting 10 its varied population of community members to join birds: from majestic bald its Center of Forestry tour eagles, golden eagles and Birds of Lake Almanor on ospreys to the tiniest of June 21. flycatchers and flinches, This early morning tour Lake Almanor is the around the lakewill allow perfect place for bird participants the opportunity watching. to see and learn more about As one of the tour guides, the birds that reside within former Plumas County the Basin, as well as those Audubon Society leader Ntis Lunder will be sharing his extensive knowledge of birds -- particularly the indigenous western grebe -- and directing participants to the best bird-watching areas. The cost to participate in the tour is $50, and includes air-conditioned bus transportation, morning refreshments, snacks and beverages throughout the day, a tasty lunch, pertinent handouts and the expert knowledge of the tour guide. 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