On Friday, one person was hospitalized after a vehicle crashed off of Highway 154. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened just east of Old San Marcos Road, Near Windy Gap, at about 11:45 a.m. For currently unknown reasons the vehicle went over the side of Highway 154, and it ended up about 75 feet from the roadway.
The driver was able to get himself out of the wreckage and back to the roadway. He was found alongside the highway. That person was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of injuries. There has been no word on his current condition or the extent of injuries involved, and this crash is likely still under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.