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Four vehicles crashed on Highway 29 north of Trower Avenue in north Napa at about 6:50 a.m. Thursday, creating traffic backups during the morning commute, according to the Napa Fire Department.

A Corvette ended up wedged beneath a pickup truck in the highway median and a sedan crossed the southbound lanes and crashed onto Napa Valley Wine Train tracks, according to the Napa Police and Fire departments. All the occupants were able to get out of the vehicles, said Napa Fire Capt. Mike Dombrowski.

The 60-year-old driver of the Corvette was transported by American Medical Response ambulance to Queen of the Valley Medical Center with complaints of neck and head pain, Dombrowski said. His condition is unknown. Fire engines cleared the scene at 7:15 a.m.

A Napa Valley Wine Train crew was dispatched to repair the railroad tracks at the spot where the sedan landed.

All four vehicles were northbound, officials said.

Earlier on Thursday, at about 6 a.m., two vehicles on northbound Highway 29 crashed into a light pole at the intersection of Salvador Avenue, knocking down the pole, according to the Napa Police Department. There were no injuries.

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Caltrans responded to make the repairs, police said. Traffic was temporarily blocked as emergency crews remained at the scene, police said.

Upvalley, a car went down an embankment at about 8 a.m. Thursday at Petrified Forest Road and Franz Valley Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. One person suffered minor injuries, CHP Officer Jake Ramos said.

The CHP also reported a rockslide on Highway 128 near Lake Berryessa, between the Markley Cove Resort and the Monticello Dam, he said. The rockslide was apparently cleared by mid-morning, according to the CHP.


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