Major Injury Crash in Santa Barbara on San Marcos Pass Road
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2019) — At least one person was critically injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle collision on State Route 154 also known as San Marcos Pass Road.
The crash was reported at 8:39 a.m. between a white truck and a car at Lakeview Drive, the entrance to the Cachuma Lake Marina. The car was overturned on its side and blocking the northbound lanes after the crash.
A female passenger who was in one of the vehicles was trapped and required extrication. It took about 15 minutes to free her from the vehicle. She was then airlifted by a CalStar 7 helicopter and eventually transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
Also injured in the crash was a juvenile female who was treated for minor injuries after she was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by ground ambulance.
The driver of the pickup suffered minor injuries but declined transport to the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by police to determine liability.