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Multi-vehicle crash partially blocks HWY 101 in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 6:46 AM, Dec 28, 2022

A multi-vehicle pile-up has blocked lanes on Highway 101 near El Capitan State Beach in Santa Barbara County.

Early Wednesday morning, a vehicle struck a downed tree in the roadway. Three more, including a semi-truck, got caught in the pile-up. All with minor injuries, ambulances took seven people to the hospital.

Southbound Highway 101 has been reduced to one open lane.