Highway 101

2 killed, 4 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101, California

Two people were killed after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101 left that also left 4 people in critical condition, on Thursday morning.

The crash took place around 7:55 a.m., involving all lanes of the highway near El Capitan Canyon Road, California.

A northbound Ford Expedition lost control and moved through the southbound lanes, because of which, a 29-year-old Expedition driver from Santa Maria crashed with the right front side of a Ford F-450.

The Expedition also crashed with 3 other vehicles including a Dodge Grand Caravan, a Honda Accord, and a Chevrolet Bolt.

Subsequently, a Toyota Tundra truck also had major damage by debris from the crash.

Two passengers inside the Expedition had major injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and the two other passengers inside the vehicle were admitted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

At the same time, the driver of the Dodge Caravan was also admitted to a hospital with major injuries. The three occupants of the Honda Accord had minor injuries and were treated on the scene.

Highway 101 near El Capitán State Beach was closed for several hours.





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