UPDATE (12:09 p.m.) - Caltrans reports that Highway 1 is now open.
UPDATE (10:19 a.m.) - Following the crash, a SIG Alert has been issued at Hwy 1 near Guadalupe, officials say.
Hwy 1 is closed between Black and Brown Rds. in the area. Caltrans officials say there is no current estimate of when the road will reopen.
UPDATE (9:46 a.m.) - Officials report that a motorcyclist was killed in the four-vehicle crash.
No extrication was required, officials say, and all other injuries are reportedly minor.
Multi Vehicle Accident, Hwy 1 at Brown Rd. SBC and Guad Fire on scene of a 4 vehicle accident with 1 fatality. I being a motorcycle which was the fatality. No extrication required. All others have minor injuries. Traffic restrictions in the area while law enf. does inv. C/T 0831 pic.twitter.com/UE6tIuOhVm— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) October 8, 2021
(9:16 a.m.) - Multiple agencies responded to a four-vehicle crash that killed one person on Friday morning.
It happened near the intersection of Brown Rd. and Hwy 1 in Santa Maria, officials say. Initial reports indicate the crash happened just before 8:30 a.m.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff and Santa Barbara County Fire Department were among the agencies responding.
KSBY has reached out to agencies involved for additional details.
This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.