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Update: Three Vehicle Crash Was Blocking Highway 120 In Moccasin

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Update at 1:30 p.m.: The CHP reports that Highway 120 has completely reopened to traffic after a three-vehicle collision, involving a sedan, pickup, and semi, around 11:30 a.m. at the Highway 49 intersection in the Moccasin area of Tuolumne County. Two of the vehicles hit head-on. The CHP reports major injuries in the crash, with one person flown from the scene. One person was pinned inside a vehicle and had to be freed. Officers directed traffic for about two hours.

Update at 12:45 p.m.: The CHP reports that one person has been flown from the scene of a three-vehicle collision, involving a sedan, pickup, and semi, on Highway 120 in the Moccasin area of Tuolumne County. One person was pinned inside a vehicle, but they have been freed. Two of the vehicles hit head-on. The highway is still blocked, and officers are directing traffic, which is backed up. There is no estimated time as to when the roadway may reopen. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. Further details on the crash

Original post at 11:48 a.m.: Tuolumne County, CA — First responders are working a three-vehicle collision on Highway 120 in the Moccasin area of Tuolumne County, where one person is pinned inside a vehicle.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Highway 49 intersection, involving a Subaru, a Kenworth semi, and a Toyota Tundra pickup. The CHP reports that two of the vehicles hit head-on, and one person is pinned inside their vehicle.

The highway is completely blocked, and officers are directing traffic. The CHP asks motorists to avoid the area if possible. An ambulance has been called to the scene, as one person is reported to have major injuries. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.

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