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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Traffic accident with injuries along Needles Highway.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Traffic accident with injuries along Needles Highway.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, a traffic accident with injuries occurred along Needles Highway, approximately 3 miles south of the Avi Resort and Casino, in Needles, California.

The traffic accident was reported at 6:04pm PT on Sunday, November 19th, 2017.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the traffic accident was a “head on” crash blocking lanes.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department advised the California Highway Patrol that at least 3 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident.

Mohave Valley Fire Department along with San Bernardino County Fire Department, Fort Mohave Mesa fire department, Bullhead City Fire Department and Baker ambulance responded to the vehicle accident.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, at least 8 patients were transported, including 5 patients by ground and 3 patients by air to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

** Pictures from the Mohave Valley Fire Department: **

As seen in the pictures above from the Mohave Valley Fire Department, medical helicopters landed at the Avi Resort and Casino parking lot for air transport.

At this moment, the conditions on the patients are unknown.

Tow crews are cleaning up the damaged vehicles so to reopen the Needles Highway.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

 

Live Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision along northbound Arizona Highway 95 involving 2 vehicles.

Live Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision along northbound Arizona Highway 95 involving 2 vehicles.

A traffic collision involving 2 vehicles occurred along northbound Arizona Highway 95 near mile post 239, near Valencia Road, in Fort Mohave, Arizona at around 12:16pm MST on Saturday, November 18th, 2017.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez and his friend Timothy Terral spotted the traffic collision well heading to do grocery shopping.

Firefighters and paramedics from Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department and Bullhead City Fire Department along with Mohave County Sheriff’s arrived to the scene of the traffic collision.

A person were seen talking to firefighters and deputy near a white vehicle well firefighters were seen checking on the people inside a silver vehicle.

At least 2 ambulances were on scene of the traffic collision, but an ambulance from Bullhead City Fire Department later left with nobody being placed inside well the other ambulance from Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department remained at the scene of the traffic collision.

Live Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Funeral Procession for Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

Live Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Funeral Procession for Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

Family, friends, firefighters, and a community are coming together in Needles, California to remember the life of Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler passed away suddenly on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at his home.

A funeral procession will be held along West Broadway and East Broadway to Needles Riverview Cemetery in Needles, California.

Family, friends, firefighters, and a community will miss Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler. **

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Small brush fire reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Small brush fire reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store.

A small brush fire was reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store, along the 600 block of West Broadway near C Street, in Downtown Needles, California.

Some grey and later white smoke was seen all the way over at Needles High School where the Needles Mustangs was playing against Battle Mountain Longhorn in a state semi final football game which was being broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook.

Well reporting on the latest football game scores at halftime, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spotted the grey and white smoke to the east of Needles High School.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Timothy Terral shows the first responders and law enforcement putting out the small brush fire in the empty lot.

Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 responded to the small brush fire and began structure protection on the Cubs liquor store building well deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station closed West Broadway near the small brush fire.

The small brush fire was put out quickly and West Broadway has since been reopened.

At this moment, the cause of the small brush fire is unknown.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Death investigation into a body floating along the Colorado River near Jack Smith Memorial Park.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Death investigation into a body floating along the Colorado River near Jack Smith Memorial Park.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 4:24pm PT on Sunday, November 5th, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station were dispatched to a body floating in the Colorado River just south of Jack Smith Memorial Park in needles, California.

A deputy with the Marine Enforcement Unit launched a patrol boat and made contact with the reporting party, who had stayed along side the body until the deputy arrived on scene.

The deceased was recovered from the river and transported to Jack Smith Memorial Park were he was released to the coroner.

The coroner was able to identify the male subject as 46 year old Chad Russell Elkins from Fort Mohave, Arizona with the assistance of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department.

The cause of death is currently under investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and anybody with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information We-Tip Hotline online website at: https://wetip.com/

ZachNews was alerted late Sunday evening about something spotted along the Colorado River and fire department and rescue boat activity Jack Smith Memorial Park thanks to ZachNews fans Donna Johnson and Terry Powell from Needles, California.

Donna Johnson telling ZachNews by email, “My family and I went out on the boat for the first time today. While we were out boat my son seen something floating at about 4:30. I called 911 it was a dead body.”

Terry Powell telling ZachNews by email, “My mom and sister live in the house looking into Jack Smith Park. They noticed rescue boat docked, picked up 2 people and left to go out to river, then yellow + white ambulance or ME examr truck pulled up along with fire captain truck or smaller fire truck. Flashing lights but no sirens. Rescue boat returned but by then dark and they couldn’t tell what was happening.”

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of Chad Russell Elkins from Fort Mohave, Arizona. **

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/6245617/

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Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Garage fire on River Delta Road.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Garage fire on River Delta Road.

Garage fire was reported at 10029 River Delta Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona on Thursday, October 19th, 2017.

Smoke from the garage fire was spotted from Needles, California just before 12:00pm PT.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez broadcast live on Facebook on the garage fire.

Multiple fire department agencies responded to the garage, including Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, and San Bernardino County Fire Department along with Mohave County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the garage fire.

The fire was contained to the garage and no other structures were not affected by the fire, including the residence of the garage.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, no injuries reported and the fire is still under investigation; reports of welding being looked at.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest Information: Fatality rollover crash along Interstate 40.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest Information: Fatality rollover crash along Interstate 40.

ZachNews has just received the latest information regarding a fatality rollover crash along Interstate 40, 2 miles west of U.S. Highway 95, west of Needles, California that occurred on Sunday, October 15th, 2017.

According to a press release from the California Highway Patrol – Needles Area, a 1:50pm PT a 2001 Jeep was driving eastbound along Interstate 40 in the #1 lane at approximately 65 mph.

The driver made an unsafe turning move, lost control of the vehicle and overturned in the dirt center median.

Passenger #2, identified as 70 year old Ramona Montoya from Pittsburgh, California, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.

Passenger #3, identified as 76 year old Sanuario Montoyafraijo from Pittsburgh, California, was partially ejected and sustained fatal injuries.

Driver, identified as 46 year old Graciela Montoya from Bay Point, California, suffered minor injuries and was sent to Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.

Passenger #1, identified as 64 year old Miguel Ortiz-Sanchez from Phoenix, Arizona, suffered moderate injuries and was also sent to Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.

No alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision, no arrest were made, and no mechanical defects were noted or claimed by the driver.

At this moment, the fatal crash is under investigation.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.