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2 seriously injured in Highway 154 crash near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Two men were seriously injured in a late night crash on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara Friday night.

The crash occurred in the westbound lane of Highway 154 just east of Cold Spring Canyon Arch Bridge at around 10:15 p.m.

An SUV left the roadway and hit a tree, causing major damage to the vehicle.

The driver was removed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The passenger was trapped and required major extrication that took over an hour. He was eventually freed and transported to the hospital with major injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation. 


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