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Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle on Hwy 101 in Santa Barbara

CHP closes highway 101 lane near Santa Margarita
Posted at 6:57 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 02:21:07-05

UPDATE (11:20 p.m.) - Highway 101 near the Milpas Street off-ramp is open again after a hard closure, according to California Highway Patrol.

Officers said a man was hit by multiple vehicles while he was walking across the highway.

CHP has yet to identify him.

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ORIGINAL STORY: California Highway Patrol is responding to a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash in Santa Barbara.

The crash happened at around 6 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 101 just south of Milpas Street in Santa Barbara.

CHP has a hard closure of the highway in place near the Milpas Street off-ramp as first responders are on scene investigating the crash.

This is a developing story and will be updated when new information becomes available.