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Highway 49 Accident Sends One to Hospital

One woman was hospitalized after a rear end collision Monday morning on Highway 49.  CHP Officer Steve Ingram says the accident happened when one car was making a turn off Highway 49 near Peckolee Drive. A 41 year old Grass Valley woman driving a GMC Suburban slowed down for the car making the turn. Officer Ingram says the  37 year old Nevada City man driving a Toyota pickup was only 20 feet behind the Suburban and could not stop.
Click here to listen to Officer Steve Ingram

The driver of the Suburban was taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injures. The CHP is focusing their investigation on the driver of the Toyota pickup.

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