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Cars collide on NB-99 near Houghton, shut down lanes

Posted at 5:07 AM, Dec 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-15 08:42:19-05

UPDATE (5:32 a.m.): All lanes of the 99 near Houghton Road are now open. 


All lanes of Northbound 99 near Houghton Road are shut down following a car crash Friday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, two cars collided just before 4:30 a.m.

At least one of the cars caught fire. 

No injuries were reported.

Crews are working to clear the road. It's not known when lanes will fully re-open.