3 injured in La Barr Meadow Roads head-on traffic accident
June 19, 2017
A head-on collision sent three people to the hospital with moderate to major injuries Monday afternoon. The wreck was reported around 12:10 p.m. Monday on the 11000 block of La Barr Meadows Road.
California Highway Patrol, Grass Valley police, Nevada County Consolidated, Grass Valley and Cal Fire units responded to the scene in front of Rare Earth Landscape Materials.
The first unit arrived and reported two vehicles with major damage and both lanes blocked.
Two patients from the same vehicle were extricated by fire units, and air transported to Sutter Roseville Medical Center; a third patient in the other vehicle was ground transported, according to Grass Valley Battalion Chief Steve Smith.
Lanes were reopened at 12:55 p.m. Smith added that all three of the subjects were men.
CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
— The Union staff
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Update- 1:05 p.m.
Three patients from scene were transported with moderate to major injuries, two of which were taken to Sutter Roseville. One patient was self extricated, the other two were extricated by Grass Valley fire units on scene.
Units left the scene around 1 p.m., though CHP units are still at scene investigating the incident.
Vehicles have been removed at La Barr Meadows Road head-on wreck. Ambulance in route to hospital. Roadway should be clearing. #theunionnow
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Update- 12:40 p.m.
Nevada County Consolidated, Grass Valley and Cal Fire units at scene. Air and ground ambulances being utilized. Medical at scene assessing the situation. Two flat bed tow units in route. Two-car collision, traffic delays expected.
A Monday afternoon wreck at La Barr Meadows and Dog Bar roads temporarily blocked one lane of traffic, the California Highway Patrol said.
The head-on collision happened at 12:08 p.m. between a black Toyota and a black four-door vehicle. Traffic appeared to be moving normally by 12:30 p.m.
CHP had no information about any injuries.