A photo contributed by David Witkowski shows the car that was hit by a rockslide.
(Courtesy of David Witkowski)
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Boulders fall on car on Highway 17 near Redwood Estates causing severe jam

Two rocks slid down the hillside and hit a Toyota Prius in the southbound lane of Highway 17 near Redwood Estates just after 1 p.m. Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Initial reports indicated that at least one of the boulders weighed about 800 pounds and measured about 6-feet by 6-feet. Traffic was backed up as workers cleared the scene.

Highway Patrol logs indicated the driver of the car was not hurt. A KRON news reporter later caught up with the driver.

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