A crash Thursday night in Santa Maria left the driver in critical condition, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department says.
The crash happened on the 1800 block of W. Betteravia Rd.
A single car crashed into a power pole at about 8:51 p.m. Fire officials say that there was excessive damage to the vehicle.
Crews performed extensive extrication to disentangle the driver from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Marian Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
Veh Acc. 1800 block of W. Betteravia, Santa Maria. SBC,SMR on scene of a single veh into pole. Major extrication required to disentangle critically injured driver. Driver transported to MMC with FFPM’s on ground ambulance. Under investigation by law enf. Call newsline C/T 2052 pic.twitter.com/c0YicN4gob— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) August 6, 2021
Officials say that the driver's current condition and the cause of the accident are unknown.
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