Two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Newcastle

By: Journal Staff Writer
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AUBURN CA - Two vehicles collided just before 5 p.m. Friday on Interstate 80 east of Newcastle Road, slowing traffic. Initial reports indicated that no vehicle occupants were injured in a collision between two vehicles. The California Highway Patrol reported a Toyota ended up facing the wrong way in the center divide while the second vehicle was stopped on the shoulder of the freeway. The crash occurred on eastbound I-80, the Highway Patrol said. With traffic backed up, a second collision was reported nearby on Interstate 80, with two apparent minor injuries.