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Massive Five Vehicle Accident Injures Several, Closes State Highway In Ventura County For Hours

(Ventura County Air Unit photo)
Five vehicle accident leaves several injured in Ventura County

A highway in Ventura County is clear and open again after an hours long closure caused by a five vehicle traffic accident.

It happened at around 5:30 Tuesday night on Highway 126 east of Fillmore.

No one died, but several people were injured.  The multi-car collision left Highway 126 closed for more than three hours, and it wasn't completely reopened until after 10:30 p.m.

The CHP is still trying to determine what led to the massive crash.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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