Three Injured in Highway 154 Collision
By edhat staff
Three people sustained injuries in a traffic collision on Highway 154 Thursday morning.
At 8:30 a.m., Santa Barbara County Firefighters, Los Padres National Forest firefighters, Calstar Helicopter, California Highway Patrol (CHP), and AMR ambulance responded to the scene near Paradise Road.
Upon arrival, crews discovered a two vehicles appeared to collide at high speeds. There were three patients on the scene, one with moderate injuries and two with minor injuries. All patients were transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by two ground ambulances.
CHP shut down the eastbound lanes of Highway 154 for a short time due to vehicles in the roadway. Both lanes are now open.
CHP will be investigating the cause of this collision.