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Rollover crash near Windy Gap causes traffic backup on Highway 154

A single car rollover crash caused a major backup on Highway 154 Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at 12:49 p.m. near the Windy Gap area in the San Marcos Pass.

One person was taken to a local hospital by an ambulance, the extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

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The northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 154 were blocked for a short time while crews worked to move the car out of the way.

As of 1:26 p.m., both lanes were reopened.

Santa Barbara County Fire Public Information Officer Daniel Bertucelli said the resulting backup in both directions of Highway 154 would be significant throughout the day.

Check the traffic page for the latest traffic conditions in your area.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

KEYT 2019

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