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Three cars collide on Highway 99 in Modesto

Above, firefighters secure a vehicle on the side of an embankment after a crash Saturday afternoon on Highway 99, just south of Standiford Avenue in Modesto. Authorities said three vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred about 2:20 p.m. in the highway's southbound lanes. Firefighters secured the vehicle on the embankment and freed a woman trapped inside. A car involved in the crash caught fire before firefighters arrived and put out the flames. At least one person suffered minor injuries during the crash.

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