Over the weekend, there was a crash involving a gasoline tanker truck on Highway 166. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened near New Cuyama, just west of Perkins Road, sometime before 6:30 p.m. Very few details have been released about this truck crash, but we do know that a CalStar medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene. At least one person was injured in this crash, and there were reports of a fuel leak in the area.
Emergency responders rushed to the scene, and a HAZMAT team was also called out. There has been no word on the cause of the crash, which is likely still under investigation with local law enforcement officials. Additionally, no information has been released on the extent of the person’s injuries or current condition.