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Head-on crash blocks traffic on Hwy 154

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-09 18:43:46-05

One person was injured in a head-on crash Wednesday on Highway 154.

It happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. at San Antonio Creek Rd., blocking the westbound lane of traffic.

A Mini Cooper and a Toyota Tacoma collided head-on, causing the pickup to roll over onto its roof.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the two people inside the Tacoma were not injured. The driver of the Mini Cooper, who was the only person in the vehicle, reportedly suffered minor to moderate leg injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the collision.

Photo courtesy Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara Co. Fire Dept.