Two Arrested After 100 Mile An Hour Pursuit Ends In Crash Injuring Seven

May 1, 2018

Seven people, including two infants, were injured Tuesday morning in a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County.

The crash, which happened at Nojoqui Summit north of Gaviota, occurred in the midst of a law enforcement pursuit that officers say exceeded 100 mph.

Two people were taken into custody.

Mike Eliason, with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, says the injured people were taken to Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara.

The CHP temporarily diverted  southbound 101 traffic in Buellton to State Route 246, then to State Route 154.