Head-on Injury Crash Near Santa Maria
On Monday night, at least two people were injured in a suspected drunk driving crash near Santa Maria. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on West Main Street, just west of Bonita School Road, after 8:00 p.m. The suspected drunk driver crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle head-on.
Both drivers had to be extricated from the wreckage, and the suspected drunk driver was arrested following the crash. The other driver had to be airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of injuries. First responders had portions of Main Street blocked until about 9:30 p.m. There has been no word on the extent of injuries involved or the current conditions of the injured drivers. This crash could still be under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.