SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - Highway 154 is back open after a fatal head-on crash shutdown the highway in both directions Thursday.
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reported two vehicles involved in the crash. One person is dead and another needed extrication from their vehicle. That person with injuries to their lower extremities, according to Santa Barbara County Fire.
The crash happened around 3:54 a.m. and a CalStar helicopter was requested but unable to fly due to weather.
Vehicle accident Hwy 154 at Lake Cachuma. SBC on scene with 2 vehicle involved. Heavy damage to both vehicles. 1 black tag, 1 yellow tag. Extrication required. 154 closed in both directions. Under inv by CHP. Call newsline.— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) March 25, 2021
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