MAJOR INJURY ACCIDENT

A Gustine man suffered major injuries in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon, Aug. 31, on Ingomar Grade south of Cottonwood Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP reported that Paul A. Pires, 52, of Gustine, was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 northbound on Ingomar Grade approaching Cottonwood when he veered off the east edge of the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. The CHP said the truck crossed both lanes of Ingomar Grade and overturned, striking a fence and trees before coming to a rest on its roof. The accident occurred shortly before 6 p.m.