One Dead, Two Injured Following Crash On 101 Freeway In Santa Barbara County

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 3:40pm

One person is dead, and two injured following a head-on collision which closed southbound Highway 101 for more than an hour in Santa Barbara County.

It happened just after 10 a.m. today, on the 101 near Dos Pueblos Canyon

A northbound flatbed truck towing a trailer crossed through the center divider, and hit a southbound vehicle.

One of the people in the southbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other suffered moderate injuries.

The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

The names of those involved in the crash haven’t been released yet.

The CHP is trying to determine what led to the accident.

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