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TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover crash slows traffic south of San Luis Obispo

Posted at 12:49 PM, Jun 20, 2019

UPDATE (1:21 p.m.) –  The single female driver of the silver Ford Fiesta has been taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of the silver Fiesta tried switching lanes but did not see the SUV in the adjacent lane. The vehicles collided and that ultimately led to the rollover. The family in the SUV is reportedly doing okay.


UPDATE (1:06 p.m.) – At 1 p.m., the California Highway Patrol reported that the slow lane of northbound 101 would be closed for up to 45 minutes while crews worked to remove the wreckage.

CAL FIRE extricated one person from the vehicle that rolled over.


(12:49 p.m.) – A rollover crash on northbound Highway 101 caused a traffic backup south of San Luis Obispo on Thursday.

It happened at about 12:20 p.m. between the San Luis Bay Dr. and Higuera St. Exits.

The slow lane was blocked, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two vehicles were reportedly involved in a collision that caused one of the vehicles to roll over.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.