CHOLAME, Calif. - A head on crash involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle closed California State Route 46 Monday evening.
The crash occurred at around 8:50 p.m. near the infamous Cholame Y where Highways 46 and 41 meet.
According to the California Highway Patrol log, the tractor trailer collided with the vehicle and went off the roadway, causing a fire.
Cal Fire San Luis Obispo responded to the reported fire and Cal Trans shut down Highway 46 between Highway 41 and Highway 33.
Firefighters responding to vehicle accident with fire involving tractor trailer and passenger vehicle. Hwy 41/46 Y.— CAL FIRE SLO (@CALFIRE_SLO) August 1, 2017
It is unclear when the highway will re-open.