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Three-Vehicle Wreck Shuts Down Hwy. 169

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Courtesy: Andres Araiza Courtesy: Andres Araiza
Courtesy: Andres Araiza Courtesy: Andres Araiza

Two people were sent to the hospital with injuries after a three-car collision on US-169 Monday afternoon.

A truck heading south on Hwy. 169 at 7800 St. North around 2:30 p.m. lost control, crossed the center median and hit another car head-on. That car then hit another car, causing minor damage to the third vehicle.

One person from the truck and one person from the first vehicle that was hit were taken to the hospital with injuries. No one was injured in the third vehicle.

Their condition is unknown at this point.

Emergency crews shut down all lanes of 169 between 76th St. North and 86th St. North for about two hours to investigate and clear the scene.

As of about 4:20 p.m., all lanes were back open.

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