NIPOMO, Calif. -- One driver was killed after a construction excavator fell onto their car in Nipomo on Wednesday afternoon.
At around 4:12 p.m., CHP responded to a traffic incident involving a semi-truck on Highway 101 northbound at the Willow Road off-ramp in Nipomo.
CAL Fire and CHP responded to the scene and found that an excavator rolled off of the semi-truck on the side of Highway 101 northbound and fell onto a driving car exiting on the Willow Road off-ramp.
Three cars were involved.
One driver died in the collision.
Caltrans issued a SigAlert in the area closing the number 2 lane on Highway 101 northbound from Tefft to Willow.
Caltrans warns drivers to expect major delays in the area.