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Flipped car causes traffic jam on Hwy 101 near Hwy 166 off-ramp

Posted: 7:30 AM, Mar 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-20 10:31:39-04

California Highway Patrol officers are at the scene of a vehicle rollover that happened on Highway 101 northbound in Santa Maria, just north of the off-ramp to Highway 166.

Dispatchers say a Mercedes-Benz sedan flipped onto its roof in the fast lane on the highway just after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

No one was injured in the collision but there is some damage to a guardrail.

Traffic is slow through the area and reportedly backed up to Broadway. CHP officers are running traffic breaks to help speed up the flow of traffic.