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5 people taken to hospital after Goleta crash

Posted at 4:15 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 19:18:36-04

Five people were taken to the hospital after a crash Monday afternoon on Highway 101 in Goleta.

It happened at about 2:30 p.m. northbound at Los Carneros Rd.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a vehicle went off the highway and through some trees before stopping at a chainlink fence along Calle Real.

There were seven people in the vehicle - three adults and four children.

The woman who was driving reportedly suffered moderate injuries. The other two adults, a man and a woman, were not injured.

Two boys in the car were hurt - one with major injuries and the other with moderate injuries. A girl had minor injuries and a two-month-old baby was also taken to the hospital for evaluation as a precaution.

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