Buellton, CA (July 15, 2023) – A fatal three-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 101 just south of Jonata Park Road in the Santa Ynez Valley on Thursday, July 13, 2023.
The crash involved a white Toyota Tundra pickup truck, a silver SUV, and another pickup truck.
The SUV driver sustained major injuries and tragically died at the scene.
A woman riding as a passenger in the Toyota pickup truck suffered moderate injuries and became trapped inside the vehicle.
She was rushed to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for medical attention.
The driver of the Toyota declined medical assistance for his injuries. Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to the scene and provided aid.
The cause of the Buellton crash on Highway 101 remains under investigation.