Vehicle Rollover Causes Brush Fire on SR-154

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Updated by California Highway Patrol 
5:18 p.m., September 10, 2019

On September 10, 2019, at approximately 1:24 PM, a minor injury traffic collision occurred on SR-154 east of San Marcos Road. A Ford sedan, driven by a 79 year old male from Woodland Hills, was traveling eastbound on SR-154 east of the San Marcos Road. The Ford veered to the right, struck a drainage culvert, and became disabled within the dirt shoulder.  Post collision, the vehicles engine compartment caught on fire.  Witnesses on scene deployed fire extinguishers and assisted the elderly couple out of the vehicle. 
 
The California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, US Forest Service and American Medical Response, responded to the collision scene. The elderly couple was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by AMR with minor injuries.
 
The circumstances of the collision are currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.  SR-154 eastbound was closed for approximately thirty minutes and traffic alternated using the westbound lane. Drug or alcohol were not suspected as a contributing factor to this collision.


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
1:29 p.m., September 10, 2019

A vehicle collision caused one vehicle to rollover and catch fire which sparked surrounding vegetation which is now on fire. This happened on Highway 154 at San Marcos Road.

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yin yang Sep 10, 2019 02:09 PM
Vehicle Rollover Causes Brush Fire on SR-154

Not per CHP: https://cad.chp.ca.gov/Traffic.aspx Sounds really bad. What does OD injury mean, "oxygen demand"? "1:39 PM 12 2 PATIENTS 1 W/,OD INJURIES AND 1 W/MINOR

a-1569215649 Sep 10, 2019 01:35 PM
Vehicle Rollover Causes Brush Fire on SR-154

CHP: 1:32 PM SBSO SENDING FULL BRUSH RESPONSE TO FIRE / LOS PADRES ALSO ENRT 1:28 PM 8 [27] [Notification] [CHP]-ADD'L RP ADVISING PEOPLE TRYING TO PUT FIRE OUT W/WATER BOTTLES. 1:25 PM 7 [19] PER ADDTL - JWO SAN MARCOS RD 1:25 PM 5 [4] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from CFIRE-Car Fire to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt by CHP 1:25 PM 4 [14] [Appended, 13:25:46] [4] SOUNDS OF VEH ON FIRE 1:24 PM 3 [1] GRY FORD FOCUS ON FIRE 1:24 PM 2 [13] [Appended, 13:25:46] [3] FORD VEH 1:24 PM 1 [11] [Appended, 13:25:46] [1] RECORDING ADVISING HEAD ON TC / MULTIPLE IMPACTS

Longing2bhome Sep 11, 2019 03:49 PM
Vehicle Rollover Causes Brush Fire on SR-154

Roger, I was so sorry to hear about how your neighbor was so mean and your fear for your cat. I did not respond sooner as my cat who was 16 years old had just died that morning. People who are mean are hurt people. Maybe no one has ever been kind to that person. Just be comforted in knowing Jesus loves you and so does all of us readers.

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