Police say two adult women were taken to the hospital by ambulance after a head-on car crash in San Luis Obispo on Friday afternoon.
San Luis Obispo police Sgt. John Villanti said two SUVs crashed about 12:40 p.m. at Tank Farm Road and Brookpine Drive. Villanti said both vehicles were traveling at or near the posted 45-mph speed limit at the time of impact.
“It’s basically a 90-mph impact,” he said.
Villanti said he was not sure of the medical status of the two drivers, who each was the sole occupant of her vehicle.
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The collision totaled both vehicles.
Villanti said that while alcohol and drug use has been ruled out as a contributing factor, the cause of the collision remains under investigation due to conflicting driver statements and a lack of independent witnesses. He said police will have to conduct an accident scene reconstruction.