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Crash blocks Hwy 166 in Santa Maria area

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 19:53:05-04

UPDATE: Two semis and a vehicle were involved. CHP expects the highway to be closed in the area for a few hours while tow trucks are brought in to remove the damaged vehicles.

ORIGINAL STORY: A Sig Alert has been issued for Highway 166 in the Santa Maria area Wednesday afternoon due to a crash.

It happened shortly before 3:15 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Highway 100 near Tepusquet Road.

At least one semi and a vehicle are said to be involved. Minor injuries have been reported.

The road was blocked in the area but CHP was hoping to open one lane shortly.