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Alcohol Contributes to Accident

Alcohol use helped lead to a three car collision Tuesday night, CHP Officer Justin Barnhouse says.  The accident was reported just before eight p.m.  on the McKnight off ramp in Grass Valley. Officer Barnhouse says a 58-year-old Penn Valley woman driving a Ford Focus came up behind several stopped car at the traffic light. She miss judged her speed and was not able to stop.

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The driver of the  Honda was rear ended and she…. then rear ended the car in front of her, a 1993 Cadillac. The drivers of the Ford and the Honda were  taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, with non-;ife threatening injures. The investigation has determined the female driver of the Ford Focus was under the influence at the time of the accident .

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