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Traffic backs up on HWY 101 in Carpinteria after crash near Bates Road

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A Caltrans traffic camera posted at Rincon Road shows traffic backed up from a crash on Highway 101.

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - Traffic backed up on Highway 101 after four vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes near Carpinteria Saturday afternoon.

The crash occurred around 1:34 p.m. just north of Bates Road.

The CHP Incident Information Page reported that a white pickup truck collided with another vehicle on the highway, ultimately involving a total of four vehicles.

The truck reportedly sustained major fender damage.

Minor injuries were reported.

Both the number one and two lanes were blocked by the crash at 1:47 p.m. CHP reported both lanes were reopened at 2:45 p.m.

Firefighters and AMR responded to the scene.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Santa Barbara- S County

Jessica Brest

Jessica Brest is a digital journalist and assignment editor at KEYT | KCOY | KKFX.


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