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May 6, 2014
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3 hospitalized after head-on collision at Tahoe state line

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Three local residents were hospitalized following a head-on collision Tuesday morning near the California-Nevada border on Lake Tahoe’s North Shore.

A Honda CR-V and Toyota T100 collided on Highway 28 in front of Tahoe Inn when one vehicle crossed into the other lane at about 8:25 a.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Brandon Archer said at the scene.

Two males in the Toyota and one female in the Honda — all of Incline Village — had no visible injuries, Archer said, although all complained of pain.

The men were taken to Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee, while the woman was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

The victims’ names are not being released at this time. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Officials from CHP, Calfire, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Placer County Sheriff responded.

Traffic was impacted for roughly an hour while officials cleaned up the scene.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 6, 2014 05:14PM Published May 11, 2014 01:31PM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.