SANTA CRUZ - A car accident on Highway 17 at Pasatiempo triggered a backup on northbound Highway 17 and northbound Highway 1 to Morrissey Boulevard Saturday night, the Highway Patrol reported.

The four-car crash on northbound Highway 17 north of Pasatiempo happened about 6:15 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Another accident took place around 6:30 p.m. on southbound Highway 1 north of Emeline Avenue, the CHP reported.

A pregnant woman in the Emeline accident reported her water broke, CHP Sgt. Ryan Monahan said.

No injuries were reported in either crash.


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