SANTA BARBARA (March 21, 2017)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a deadly car crash took place Tuesday afternoon at or near the crossroads of Highway 154 also referred to as San Marcos Pass Road and Painted Cave Road.
Authorities responded to the collision which occurred at 2:39 p.m. precisely allegedly between a black Honda and a black Dodge pickup.
Per KEYT News, the driver of one of the vehicles lost control of their vehicle as the driver of the vehicle had been headed eastbound and veered into westbound lanes.
The driver and passenger in the Honda identified as Ashley Aparicio, 24, and Rodolfo Jimenez, 23, both of Santa Maria, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the pickup identified as Michael Franken and Lisa Franken, both Canyon Lake residents, were injureed and transported to Santa Barbra Cottage Hospital. Both are expected to survive.
Westbound traffic lanes remained shut down on Highway 154 for an unknown period of time while police officials investigated the scene.
California Highway Patrol authorities have not said whether or not inclement weather conditions or possibly drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.
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