Collision on Calle Real

Two Pickup Trucks Collide Near Turnpike Road

At 1:31 this afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported a head-on collision between two pickup trucks in the northbound lane of Calle Real near Turnpike Road. As of 2:30, two injured persons were reported trapped inside the vehicles, although the extent of the injuries was not known. A nurse and emergency personnel were on scene, and an occupant from one of the vehicles was slated for transport to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. No information about the identity of the victims is available at this point. For more information, call the California Highway Patrol at (805) 967-1234.

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