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July 21, 2014
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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 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.