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Three-vehicle crash causes traffic backup on Cuesta Grade

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Posted at 5:26 PM, Jul 26, 2023

UPDATE (5:40 p.m.) - The California Highway Patrol reports that all of the wrecked vehicles have been moved to the righthand shoulder of the highway.

All lanes are now open.

(5:26 p.m.) - A three-vehicle crash on Highway 101 was causing a traffic backup on the Cuesta Grade during the Wednesday evening commute.

It happened at about 4:50 p.m. in the northbound lanes near Highway 58.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the #1, or fast lane, was blocked.

Northbound traffic was backing up to the base of the Cuesta Grade.