Fatal Crash Near Lompoc
On Tuesday morning, there was a fatal crash on Highway 1, south of Lompoc. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened at about 6:20 a.m., just south of Jalama Road. This head-on collision involved two pickup trucks. Apparently, a Toyota Tacoma was headed northbound, when for unknown reasons, it crossed double yellow lines and collided with a southbound Chevrolet pickup truck.
The Tacoma driver, 32-year-old Daniel Jaime, was killed in the crash, and the Chevy driver, 33-year-old Jason Wallace, was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of major injuries. At the time of the Noozhawk report, the cause of the crash was still under investigation. Additionally, there’s no word on Wallace’s current condition.