Two major accidents on Highway 101 are slowing traffic in Santa Barbara County.
According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle flipped on 101 Northbound at El Sueno and is blocking two lanes of traffic. Authorities said there is debris in the road and the accident will take time to clean up.
Two major accidents on HWY 101:
1) 101 NB at El Sueno blocking the #2 & #3 lanes. Debris and flipped vehicle will take time to get cleaned up.
2) 101 SB at El Capitan, 4 vehicles involved. All lanes completely blocked Southbound at this time. Use caution while driving in the area
— SB Sheriff’s Office (@sbsheriff) August 8, 2018
The other accident is on Highway 101 Southbound at El Capitan. Deputies said four vehicles are involved and are blocking all lanes of traffic. Responders have not given an update on the conditions of the people involved.
Authorities are warning drivers to use caution while driving through the area.
This is a developing story, it will be updated as more information becomes available.