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1 injured in 3-car crash Sunday on Hwy. 49 south of Combie Road

One person was injured Sunday in a three-car head-on crash on Highway 49 at Streeter Road, about a quarter-mile south of Combie Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The 8:44 a.m. accident occurred when the cars were trying to avoid a dog running in the street, according to the CHP central website.

Cars involved included a white Suburban, a blue Volkswagen Golf and a third car for which a description was not available.

In addition to the CHP, engines Cal Fire responded to the scene. Nevada County central fire command dispatch said one person was transported to the hospital; the others received minor injuries.

Greg Tassone, CHP public information officer for Nevada County, could not be reached for comment on Sunday.

To contact Staff Writer Keri Brenner, email kbrenner@theunion.com or call 530-477-4239.

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The Union Updated Aug 22, 2014 08:52PM Published Jul 22, 2014 05:24PM Copyright 2014 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.