12-Car Accident Ties Up Highway 17 in Santa Cruz

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    Tim Bollinger
    12-car accident on Highway 17 in Santa Cruz. Sept. 3, 2014

    All lanes have reopened after a twelve-car accident on the state Highway 17 in Santa Cruz County caused closures this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The collisions were first reported around 6 a.m. near Laurel Road, the CHP said.

    Both northbound and southbound lanes were closed due to the spread-out nature of the accident, while cars were directed past the crash gradually during clean-up, the CHP said.

    No injuries have been reported.