Wednesday, 27 June 2007 01:41

CHP Reports 3 Accidents On Amador County Roads yesterday, 2 Involve Motorcyclists

slide19The CHP reports that Amador County roadways saw a rash of motorcycle accidents Monday with two out of three accidents reported involving motorcycles. This rash of accidents came after an unusually quiet weekend. The first accident was reported around 6:10 am on Sugar Pine Drive after Thomas Evans of Pioneer swerved to avoid a deer that was in the roadway.
According to Officer Cheryl Wilburn’s report, Evans 1991 Honda left the roadway and overturned. His injuries were listed by the CHP as minor. Around 11:45 am Officer Mike LeMasters was called to the scene of a solo vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Camanche Parkway North. Upon Officer LeMasters arrival Winston Wickerson of Stockton was found with moderate injuries after driving too fast around a curve in the roadway and loosing control of this 2006 Suzuki. He was transported to Lodi memorial Hospital. Around 1:30 pm Monday another single collision motorcycle involved accident was reported on Hwy 88 near Kirkwood. According to Officer Drake Wilburn’s report 67 year old James Chase of Sunnyvale was traveling eastbound on 88 when he fell asleep at the wheel of his 1995 Harley. He left the roadway and according to the report, woke up in a ditch. Chase had only minor injuries.