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Distracted Drivers Collide in Penn Valley

Two drivers not paying attention to the rules of the road created two separate accidents Wednesday. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says about 10:30 in the morning on highway 20 near Pleasant Valley road the driver of a Kia Spectra rammed into a Jeep Grand Cherokee stopped at the light.
Click here to listen to Officer Greg Tassone

People in both vehicles received minor injuries but traffic on Highway 20 at Pleasant Valley was slowed for about one hour.
Then Wednesday afternoon at 4:20 a serviceman was running  calls with his service truck and he stopped on the side of Highway 174 to see if he could get up the driveway to his next call.

Click here to listen to Officer Greg Tassone

What he forgot to do was put the vehicle in park and turn off the engine.
Click here to listen to Officer Greg Tassone

Luckily no one was injured.  Officer Tassoni says it is a violation to leave your vehicle running and not set the parking brake or disable the transmission.

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