California Highway Patrol Reports Collision, Bridgeport

July 22, 2014
R. D. COHAN, Lieutenant
Commander
CHP, Bridgeport Area
California Highway Patrol Reports Collision, Bridgeport
On July 22, 2014, at approximately 2:50 PM, Mr. Andrew Hickey was driving a 2001, Dodge, Durango, northbound on US highway 395, south of Swauger Canyon Road at 55 miles per hour.
A shoe box size rock began to roll from the southbound dirt/rock embankment and across the highway.  The rock rolled into the northbound lane causing Mr. Hickey to take evasive action and steer the vehicle to the left.  This action caused the right rear tire to strike the rock causing Mr. Hickey to lose control of the vehicle.
Mr. Hickey steered the vehicle to the right, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and come to rest on its left side.  Mr. Hickey and Mr. Bradley Naughton, who was the right front passenger,  were not injured.
California Highway Patrol officers were assisted at the scene by Mono County Paramedic Fire/Rescue, Medic 7 (Bridgeport), Bridgeport Fire Department, and the Mono County Sheriff Department.