Articles Tagged With ‘Highway 166’

Fire sparked by a vehicle burns 37 acres along Highway 166

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A grass fire sparked by a vehicle towing a recreational vehicle burned 37 acres along Highway 166 in northeastern Santa Barbara County on Monday.  Shortly after 2 p.m., a caller reported the blaze burning about a half-mile... (Continue reading)

Woman airlifted to hospital after crashing her SUV on Highway 166

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted a woman to the hospital Sunday evening after she crashed her SUV on Highway 166 in the Cuyama area, resulting in her being ejected from the vehicle. The woman was driving a Toyota RAV4... (Continue reading)

Driver airlifted after crashing car on Highway 166

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted a man to the hospital on Sunday after he crashed his car on Highway 166 near the Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County line. Shortly before 4 p.m., a caller reported the... (Continue reading)

Three vehicles collide on Highway 166, several hospitalized

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A three-car collision on Highway 166 northeast of Santa Maria on Monday resulted in several individuals being driven and airlifted to the hospital.  Shortly before 12:50 p.m., a black truck collided with a white truck in the... (Continue reading)

Driver dies after truck plunges off cliff, into river northeast of Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The driver of a pickup truck died after driving off Highway 166 northeast of Santa Maria Monday morning and plunging about 300 feet into the Cuyama River.  Shortly after 8 a.m., the pickup truck went off the... (Continue reading)

Person killed in head-on collision on Highway 166

An oil tanker collided head on with a pickup early Wednesday morning on Highway 166 in Santa Barbara County, killing one person and resulting in a road closure. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., the tanker and the truck... (Continue reading)

Truck catches fire on Highway 166, blaze spreads into brush

A commercial vehicle caught on fire Monday morning on Highway 166, which then sparked a brush fire east of Santa Maria, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 9 a.m., the vehicle, which appears to be a large... (Continue reading)

Front Fire scorches 1,000 acres

A wildfire that broke out Sunday near Highway 166 and the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County line has burned more than 1,000 acres. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 p.m., the Front Fire was spotted in the Rock... (Continue reading)

Multiple Central Coast fires and car crashes

A vehicle plunged about 200 feet off Highway 166 east of Santa Maria Friday morning. Rescue workers then found a dead body in the wreckage. The crash occurred around 7 a.m. near Rock Front Ranch. It is unclear what caused... (Continue reading)

Another driver dies in crash on Highway 166

For the second time in a span of about 36 hours, a person died Tuesday in a crash on Highway 166. The accident was the fifth fatal collision on the highway since early September. Around 6:30 a.m., a Dodge van... (Continue reading)