Collision on Highway 178 in Canyon caused lane blockage

Posted at 9:30 AM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 16:35:50-04

Both lanes of Highway 178 in the Canyon were blocked due to a collision near Democrat Road Thursday.

According to the California Highway Patrol, two cars collided just before 9 a.m.

An Acura Legend with three passengers was driving eastbound on Highway 178 while a second car, a Ford Fusion, was traveling westbound.

The Acura Legend was attempting to pass a vehicle by driving to the left of the double yellow lines on a blind curve. The car collided with the Ford Fusion causing major front-end damage to the vehicles.

The driver of the Acura was a 22-year-old with a 16-year-old and 18-year-old passenger.

Only minor and moderate injuries were reported.