Update at 2:40 p.m.: The CHP reports a collision between a pickup and a sedan on Highway 49 near Preston Place by Vic’s Towing in Sonora has been cleared. Traffic was backed up in both directions as a tow crew worked to remove the wreckage for about 20 minutes. The CHP reports minor injuries in the crash.
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Original post at 2:20 p.m.: Sonora, CA — A collision on Highway 49 in Sonora is backing up traffic in the downtown area.
The CHP reports a pickup and a sedan have collided on the highway near Preston Place by Vic’s Towing. The wreckage is partially blocking the roadway and traffic is getting backed up. Motorists on the highway will want to slow down and use caution or try to avoid the area all together. An ambulance has been called to the scene, but there is no word on injuries at this time.