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Two Drivers in Critical Condition After Collision

Two drivers are in critical condition at Cottage Hospital after police say one driver ran a red light, causing a collision.

According to Santa Maria police Sgt. Jack Dunn, a 2005 Dodge Durango was negotiating a southbound turn onto Broadway from westbound Morrison Avenue when it was struck by a 2001 Hyundai Sonata traveling northbound on Broadway.

Dunn said police determined that the driver of the Sonata ran a red light, causing the collision, which occurred about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. He said both vehicles sustained major damage.

Both drivers were transported to the hospital.

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