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Accident Injures Two Teens On Highway 49

Two teens have been injured, after a solo car accident on Highway 49 in the South County late Wednesday morning. CHP Officer Mike Steele says a 16-year-old male driver from Concord was driving just north of Motherlode Road…

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Steele says the 16-year-old driver had major injuries. His name is not being released because of his age. There were minor injuries to the 19-year-old passenger, Christian Verduzcomungia, who’s from Eureka…

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But Steele did not have information on exactly what led to the crash. He did know that cell phone distraction was not a factor and it did not appear there was excessive speeding.

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