< Back to All News

CHP Investigating Multiple Hit and Run Accidents

The CHP is looking for the driver of a Silverado pickup who fled after a accident Friday evening. Officer Barnthouse says a 66 year old driver of a 1995 Buick was making a turn off McCourtney Road on to Mustang Valley Road. A Chevrolet Silverado pickup tried to pass the turning Buick. Officer Barnthouse says the driver of the pickup immediately fled from the accident scene.

Click here to listen to Officer Justin Barnthouse
The CHP is asking anyone with information about the accident to call their office. The pickup may have extensive damage to the front end.

In another hit and run,  a Honda Accord received significant damage when it collided with a big rig, Friday afternoon. CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse says the accident happened on Highway 49 near Smith Road Friday evening. Officer Barnhouse says a white Honda Accord was attempting to pass a Volvo big rig from Auburn. Officer Barnthouse says the Honda was attempting to pass in the left turn only lane, when the driver realized there was not enough room left for the passing maneuver.

Click her to listen to Officer Barnthouse

After the collision the driver of the Honda fled the scene. The Honda will have a large amount of black tire marks on the passenger side and could have significant damage because of the lug nuts on the truck strike the Honda. Anyone with information on the driver of the Honda is encouraged to contact the CHP at 273-4415.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha