A fatal head on traffic accident closed Highway 1 on the Central Coast for about five hours.
The accident happened just before 7 a.m. today, on Highway 1 north of Jalama Beach Road. A northbound car being driven by Mirella Hernandez of Lompoc drifted across Highway 1′s center line, and into a southbound vehicle. The 29 year old woman died at the scene.
The two people in the second vehicle suffered serious injuries, but are expected to survive.