Three people were hospitalized Sunday after a car careened off Highway 101 in Buellton, according to emergency dispatch reports.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to Highway 101, south of Avenue of Flags.
The driver, who reportedly fell asleep, lost control of the vehicle, which landed on private property along the northbound side of the highway, according to emergency dispatch reports. The vehicle went down an embankment and ended up on its wheels in a horse pasture.
Five people were in the vehicle at the time of the crash, Fire Capt. Dave Zaniboni said.
Emergency crews were advised to access the crash scene off McMurray Road, not the highway.
Two other victims, one of with major injuries and one with moderate injuries, were taken to the hospital by an AMR ambulance, Zaniboni said.
He said the remaining two occupants suffered minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene.
The CHP was investigating the cause of the crash.
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