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CHP Officer, Two Others Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Accident On Central Coast

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(Photo by Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department)
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A CHP officer was hurt in a multi-vehicle accident on the Central Coast Thursday

A CHP officer and two other drivers are recovering from injuries they suffered in a series of collisions on Highway 101 on the Central Coast. The officer was en route to some reported accidents on the 101 just before 8 a.m. Thursday when he stopped in the center median near Highway 1 outside of Buellton.

A pickup truck then spun out, narrowly missing the parked CHP car. But, a car just behind it also then went out of control, hitting the front end of the parked CHP unit. The drivers of all three vehicles suffered minor injuries.

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