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Man Trapped in Vehicle that Caught Fire on SR-246
updated: Jan 11, 2017, 8:23 PM

Updated by Edhat Subscriber
8:23 p.m., January 11, 2017

High school crash at 246 in front of the high school. These images speak volumes.

Updated by California Highway Patrol
2:35 p.m., January 10, 2017

Updated by the Dedicated Staff of edhat.com
7:00 a.m., January 10, 2017

A man was trapped in his vehicle after it rolled over and caught fire on SR-246 at Refugio Road on Monday evening.


At 10:09 p.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters responded with Sheriff Deputies, California Highway Patrol (CHP), and an ambulance to the scene of the incident. On arrival they found a single vehicle rollover accident where the vehicle was traveling on SR-246 and after rolling ended up in the parking area of Santa Ynez High School, reports Captain Dave Zaniboni.

The car had caught fire with a male driver, estimated to be in his 20's, was trapped inside. Firefighters immediately extinguished the fire and extricated the driver. He then complained of major injuries and was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital via ground ambulance. A CALstar helicopter was requested but was unable to fly due to weather constraints, reports Zaniboni.

The cause of the incident is unknown and California Highway Patrol is investigating.

Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
10:00 p.m., January 9, 2017

Traffic accident on SR-246 at North Refugio Road, a vehicle is on its side and on fire, the subject thought to be trapped




 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2017-01-09 10:01 PM

Unknown of that is confirmed but heard it might be so..


 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2017-01-09 10:03 PM

I think driver is out....UPdates CHP Website..


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