DUI Crash Near Orcutt
Earlier this week, there was a suspected DUI crash in near Orcutt. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on Tuesday night near the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 135. Very few details have been released about this crash, but we do know that at least two people were injured. Initial reports indicate that this was a wrong way crash involving a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo and a 2020 Toyota Highlander.
First responders rushed to the scene, where both drivers had to be transported to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries. The wrong way driver was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Both vehicles were seriously damaged, and a portion of the roadway had to be closed as crews worked the clear the scene of debris.