More information has been released about a car accident at Combie Road and Highway 49 Easter morning. California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Dina Hernandez says a 28 year old Grass Valley woman lost control of her 2000 Dodge and hit a PG&E power pole. The energized power lines landed on the car and the road. Officer Hernandez says it took several hours to turn off the power.
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Traffic had to be detoured until the scene was cleaned up. Officers were concerned that people were driving so fast on Highway 49 a more serious accident could have occurred. None of the people involved in the accident suffered serious injuries. The accident remains under investigation.