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Head-on crash blocks all lanes along Hwy 154 near Lake Cachuma

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Posted at 2:26 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 18:43:03-05

UPDATE (3:42 p.m.) - Both directions of Highway 154 are now open to traffic.

UPDATE (2:54 p.m.) - Santa Barbara County Fire says two people suffered major injuries and one person suffered minor injuries.

All three patients were taken to the hospital, two by ground and one by air.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.

Drivers can expect delays if traveling in the area.


(2:26 p.m.) - California Highway Patrol is responding to a head-on crash along Highway 154 Monday afternoon.

The crash happened at around 1:50 p.m. on westbound 154 just west of Lake Cachuma.

According to CHP, all lanes are blocked due to the crash.

It is unknown at this time if there are any injuries as a result of the crash.

Law enforcement is working to turn traffic around in the area as crews work to clear the scene.