UPDATE: Road cleared after five-car collision on Hwy 49 | TheUnion.com

UPDATE: Road cleared after five-car collision on Hwy 49

No injuries or fatalities were reported in a five-vehicle collision on Highway 49 Thursday morning, according to Battalion Chief for Nevada County Consolidated Fire District Josh Sundee.
Sam Corey/scorey@theunion.com

UPDATE 10:22 A.M. — Roadway is clear

A five-car traffic collision occurred northbound on Highway 49, near Wellswood Way at about 9 a.m., according to Josh Sunde, battalion chief for Nevada County Consolidated Fire District.

There were no injuries or fatalities, he said.

“Someone tried to turn out of the way,” said Sunde, and a pile-up occurred.

The battalion chief said the traffic is slowed in the area but should be cleared by about 10 a.m.

Contact Sam Corey at 530-477-4219 or at scorey@theunion.com.

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