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Highway 37 Reopened After 31-Car Pileup In Fog

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Crash Damage on Highway 37 (CBS)

Crash Damage on Highway 37 (CBS)

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SONOMA COUNTY (CBS SF) – Eastbound state Highway 37 was closed for more than two and a half hours Wednesday morning after a series of crashes near state Highway 121, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Thirty-one cars were involved in 11 separate crashes in heavy fog along a one-mile stretch of eastbound state Highway 37 near Highway 121 in Sonoma County Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Diana McDermott said.

A crash was reported shortly before 8 a.m.The fog was a significant factor in the collisions, she said.

Several people were transported to hospitals with minor injuries, including a motorcycle rider, McDermott said.

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The CHP log indicates that as many as 13 tow trucks were called to the area.

The CHP reopened eastbound state Highway 37 at 10:52 a.m.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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