Fatal Traffic Collision on Highway 101
Update by edhat staff
A fatal traffic collision took place on Highway 101 near the Arroyo Hondo Bridge on Wednesday morning.
Around 7:41 a.m., California Highway Patrol (CHP) report a vehicle was overturned on the southbound lanes and center divider of the Arroyo Hondo Bridge in Gaviota.
The vehicle, a 2006 Ford Escape, was traveling in the #1 southbound lane when it veered off the roadway and rolled over. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other occupants in the car and no other vehicles involved, according to the CHP.
One lane was blocked and there was heavy traffic in the area. The incident is under investigation.
Edhat will update this article with more information as it becomes available.