Skip to Content

Patients transported to hospital after head-on crash near Lompoc

LOMPOC, Calif. – Two drivers were transported to the Lompoc Valley Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after a head-on crash near Lompoc on Monday morning, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The crash occurred just after 6:30 a.m. on Monday along Highway 246 and Cambpell Road near Lompoc, according to county fire spokesman Mike Eliason.

One driver was trapped in the car and required heavy extrication, but both drivers suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the fire department.

One driver was transported to the hospital via AMR ambulance, and the other went by private vehicle.

The fire department also rescued two cats from one of the cars, said county fire spokesman Daniel Bertucelli.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Article Topic Follows: Santa Maria - Lompoc - North County
santa barbara county
Author Profile Photo

Jade Martinez-Pogue

Jade Martinez-Pogue is the Assignment Editor and web journalist at News Channel 3-12. To learn more about Jade, click here


News Channel 3-12 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content