On Tuesday afternoon, five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101, near Las Varas Canyon Road, just west of Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, at least two people were critically injured, and an infant in a car seat sustained moderate injuries. Two other people were also injured in the crash. No information has been released on anybody’s current condition or on the cause of the crash, which could still be under investigation.
Shortly after that crash, there was another collision involving two vehicles on State Route 154 near San Marcos Road. At least two people were injured in that head-on collision, and the wreck started a vegetation fire nearby. This crash is also likely still under investigation with law enforcement officials.