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Emergency personnel responding to level 1 MCI traffic collision near Shandon

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Posted at 7:37 PM, Apr 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-11 02:52:13-04

UPDATE (11:38 p.m.): The California Highway Patrol says a 42-year-old Paso Robles man driving a 2016 Dodge Ram Pickup was at the intersection of SR-46 East and Center Street, attempting to turn left on SR-46 East while a 55-year-old driver of a 2020 Toyota Tacoma was driving east in the number 2 lane at approximately 65 mph.

The driver of the Dodge Ram reportedly did not see the Tacoma and entered the intersection.

The driver of the Tacoma tried to avoid the collision but was still struck by the Dodge Ram, according to the CHP.

Officials say the collision created major damage to both vehicles, disabling them both in the eastbound lanes.

All four of the occupants in the Tacoma, that included a four-year-old girl, were transported to Twin Cities Hospital. The driver of the Dodge Ram refused medical treatment, according to the CHP.

Officials say speed, cell phone usage, and DUI are not considered factors in this collision.

No one was arrested.
ORIGINAL STORY: Emergency personnel are currently responding to a level 1 multi-causality traffic collision near Shandon.

The crash, located off Hwy 46 East and McMillan Canyon Road, is currently blocking both eastbound lanes according to the CHP Traffic Incident log.

Officials say there are two vehicles and five patients involved.

All five patients have non-life threatening injuries, according to CAL FIRE.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.