Injury Crashes on Highway 154
On Monday morning, there were multiple injury-crashes on Highway 154. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the first incident happened sometime before 10:51 a.m. and involved an overturned pickup truck. First responders had to free a trapped passenger from that vehicle, and all three people had to be transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of minor to moderate injuries.
At about 4:40 p.m., another pickup truck rollover crash happened at Highway 154 and East Camino Cielo. The driver of that truck was rushed to the hospital for treatment of major injuries. That truck spilled a load of nails across the roadway, and crews were called to the scene to clear the dangerous debris. Both crashes are still under investigation with the California Highway Patrol (CHP).