A 21-year-old driver had to be extricated from his car after crashing into a tree off Highway 101 Tuesday.
It happened at about 12:40 p.m. on northbound Highway 101 at El Sueno Road.
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reports it took firefighters about 10 minutes to get the driver out of the car, which appeared to have significant damage.
He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.
The cause of the crash is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.
No other information was immediately available.
#VehicleAccident w Extrication- US 101 NB at El Sueno Rd. SBC took 10 min to extricate male driver, 21, w moderate injuries after vehicle struck tree. He was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital via AMR. SB Area CHP Investigating. C/T 12:40 pic.twitter.com/cACus1eyj3— SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) August 20, 2019