Wrong-Way Injury Crash in Orcutt
Last week, there was a wrong-way injury crash near Orcutt. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on Highway 1, about two miles north of Graciosa Road, late on Friday night. Very few details have been released about this apparent wrong-way crash, but we do know a black BMW and a red sedan were involved. Initial reports indicate that the BMW was headed northbound in the southbound lanes when it crashed into the red sedan.
First responders and crews rushed to the scene, where at least one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. That person had to be airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of major injuries. At least two other people were also injured in the crash. This crash is still under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.