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Crash injures two on Friday afternoon

Two men suffered leg injuries when a small sedan collided with a pickup truck and motorhome Friday afternoon.

The crash occurred at about 4:30 p.m. near Christian Life Way. A northbound 1989 Honda Civic, driven by Jamie Sauceda, drifted over the double-yellow line and struck a southbound motorhome, driven by Larry Traylor.

Traylor was towing a boat trailer Friday. When the Civic collided into the motorhome, the trailer’s axle came off. Traylor was not hurt.



The Honda Civic continued north and struck a 1993 Toyota pickup, driven by Gary Brown, head-on.

Brown was taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital with a possible fracture to the left femur, according to CHP. The hospital did not release his condition Sunday.




Firefighters had to remove the sedan’s roof to rescue Sauceda. He was taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with cuts to his face and a possible leg fracture. He was in stable condition Sunday.

CHP Sgt. Jerry Morgan said it has not been determined why the Honda crossed the center divide, but that alcohol was most likely not involved in the wreck.


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