Box Truck Overturns on Highway 101 near Gaviota

County of Santa Barbara Fire Department (Edhat)

A box truck overturned from a collision on Highway 101 near Gaviota on Wednesday.

At 1:49 p.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to southbound lanes approximately one mile south of Mariposa Reina.

Crews discovered a box truck on its side with its solo occupant, a male driver, inside. The driver was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with moderate injuries.

The second vehicle involved, a sedan, also had a solo occupant, a male driver. The driver denied medical treatment at the scene.

The highway was reopened and the cause of the collision is under investigation.

Edhat Staff

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