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Busy Sunday for Local CHP

Grass Valley CHP began receiving calls about 8am Sunday morning of an accident on Highway 49 southbound at Crestview Dr where a Pontiac Grand Am had had struck a series of mailboxes.

CHP Officer Greg Tassone says officers did an area check and found a Red Jeep Cherokee with some damage and located the Grand Am a little farther down into the residential area. The 20 year old female driver of the Pontiac said her friend was following her in the Cherokee.

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Both drivers were determined to be substantially under the influence of alcohol and were booked for DUI causing a collision.

Stolen Pick-up Found Wrecked in Camptonville

Grass Valley Police are still searching for the driver of a stolen truck that was discovered wrecked in the Camptonville area off Garden Valley Road abut 8 pm Sunday Night. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says the CHP responded to a report of vehicle that had gone off the road and struck a tree head on.

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Tassone says officers conducted an area check to see if any injured parties were nearby.

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The Truck was reported as stolen out of Grass Valley. the investigation is still underway.

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The Grass Valley CHP is also investigating a fairly serious motorcycle accident that occurred on Lime Kiln Rd. near Duggans Rd. 2:30  Sunday afternoon. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says it appears a motorcycle rider from the Sacramento area was riding a Suzuki 400 motorcycle at a high rate of speed and was going into oncoming lanes to get around traffic on Lime Kiln Rd.

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The motorcycle rider was thrown into the back of the Ford Flex sedan.

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He was flown by air ambulance helicopter to Sutter Roseville medical Center with major injuries.

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The CHP is still talking to witnesses before they can complete their investigation.

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