Major Injuries in Vehicle Collision Near Highway 154

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Updated by California Highway Patrol

A major injury collision occurred this afternoon on West Camino Cielo west of SR-154. A white Toyota Sienna [driven by Jason Laskay, 76, of Santa Barbara] was traveling eastbound and for unknown reasons veered off the roadway. The vehicle traveled approximately 200 feet down an embankment.

The California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, US Forest Service, and American Medical Response, responded to the collision scene. The driver of the Toyota was ejected from his vehicle.  He was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with major injuries.

The circumstances of the collision are currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.  West Camino Cielo remained opened during this investigation but traffic was impacted for approximately one hour. 


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
2:45 p.m., July 10, 2019

A vehicle crashed over the side of the roadway at West Camino Cielo and Kinevan near Highway 154. A subject from the vehicle was ejected and has suffered major injuries.

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a-1571532706 Jul 11, 2019 06:18 PM
Major Injuries in Vehicle Collision Near Highway 154

Jeeez folks, how could you think it's ok to speculate? Could have swerve to avoid a critter or another driver could have come into his lane and he swerved to avoid them, or maybe he was on his phone, or dui, or fell asleep after spending 2 days gambling and losing money at the casino... Kind of a lot of reasons that could be the cause right?

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