Last week, a wood chipper fell off of a trailer and into the roadway near Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on Highway 154 last Friday. For currently unknown reasons, the wood chipper came loose from the trailer and rolled into the roadway. This happened near Windy Gap.
Several vehicles hit the overturned wood chipper in the roadway. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported on the scene. A portion of the highway had to be closed for a few hours as crews worked the scene. No information has been released on whether or not any citations have been issued, and this incident could still be under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.