Five people injured in multi-car crash on Highway 154

Two of three cars involved in head-on collision

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - Five people were injured in a multi-car crash that occurred just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 154 in the Windy Gap area.

Three cars were involved in the crash, with two of those involved in a head-on collision. Three people were taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with moderate injuries, according to Santa Barbara County Fire Capt. Dave Zaniboni.

Two other individuals suffered minor injuries but Zaniboni said they refused further treatment and transport to the hospital.

The roadway was closed temporarily to allow for crews to clear the wreckage and debris.

No further details were immediately known. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

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