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Pickup crash sends 2 people to the hospital

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Nov 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-06 10:49:42-05

Two people were taken to the hospital after a pickup truck crash south of Orcutt early Sunday morning.

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. along southbound Highway 101 just north of Palmer Road.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the truck rolled and ended up off the roadway.

A female in the vehicle reportedly suffered critical injuries and had to be extricated. She was taken to a local hospital.

Fire officials say two males in the vehicle were able to get out on their own. One was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The #2 lane of the highway was shut down while first responders were at the scene.