SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A three car accident slowed traffic on Highway 101 southbound near the Hot Springs Road off-ramp Friday.

Santa Barbara City Fire, AMR and the California Highway patrol were called in just after 2:30 p.m. Officials said no one was hurt in the crash.

Passer-by's said traffic was backed up about three exits at the Garden Street exit.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.