Lompoc, CA (July 14, 2023) – A multi-vehicle collision near Lompoc claimed at least one life on Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2023.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred around 3:46 p.m. on Highway 101 near Jonata Park Road.
A white Toyota pickup truck and a van collided, sending one vehicle up an embankment.
Tragically, the van driver lost their life in the afternoon crash.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
Additionally, a female passenger in the truck sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Cottage Hospital.
Further details regarding the accident are currently undisclosed, pending an ongoing investigation.