Officers of the Chowchilla Police Department were involved in a motor vehicle pursuit that ended with the suspect vehicle crashing into a home in the area of South 3rd Street and Mariposa Avenue.
Shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, a Coarsegold woman driving a Toyota Highlander was northbound on Highway 41, turning left onto Road 415.
COARSEGOLD - Road 415 was closed in both directions between Roads 416 and 400 for several hours this afternoon after a truck and trailer loaded with asphalt overturned on the sharp corner at Sesame Street.
According to witnesses, the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed just before the crash that left the driver pinned in the cab.
Steven Allen, 43, of Rio Linda, was northbound on Road 274 approaching Browns Ditch at about 5:15 p.m., when he lost control of his truck, swerved off the road hitting several trees, coming to rest about 25 feet down the right side embankment.
FRESNO - The 8-year-old daughter of a Madera County Sheriff's deputy is hospitalized and in stable condition after being accidentally shot by her 10-year-old sister yesterday morning in northwest Fresno.
According to Sheriff Jay Varney, the deputy was getting ready for work and his service weapon was lying on the bed. There was no clip in the gun, but there was one bullet in the chamber.
Madera County Sheriff's deputies had taken a statement from a victim concerning a domestic violence incident, and responded to a home on Road 225 on Thursday, Feb. 5, to take the suspect into custody.
OAKHURST - The Madera County Sheriff's Office confirms that on Monday night, Feb. 2, deputies were dispatched to the Purple Cow Mall in Oakhurst regarding reports of an explosion that had injured an adult male.
CHP, Cal Fire and Sierra Ambulance also responded to the incident, which was reported at approximately 11 p.m.