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Head-on crash on Highway 246 sends passenger to hospital

Highway 246 crash
Santa Barbara County Fire

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - A 70-year-old passenger suffered major lower body injuries and was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on Saturday after a head-on collision, according to Santa Barbara County Fire.

The crash happened on Highway 246 at Campbell Road, between Lompoc and Buellton, just after 4 p.m.

Two other passengers have minor injuries. Traffic is slow in the area after the crash.

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