Nevada County wreck: Head-on collision sends 1 to hospital |

Nevada County wreck: Head-on collision sends 1 to hospital

A Thursday morning wreck on Highway 49 slowed traffic in North San Juan for about 45 minutes. One person was sent to the hospital, officials said.
Submitted to The Union |

A head-on collision in the San Juan Ridge area Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital and reduced traffic to one lane for about 45 minutes, officials said.

The wreck involving a Toyota truck and a Toyota 4Runner happened around 9 a.m. on Highway 49, near its southern intersection with Reader Ranch Road, fire officials said.

One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution, North San Juan Fire Engineer Shawn Olson said.

Firefighters said the collision closed one lane for about 45 minutes, slowing traffic until the highway was cleared.

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