Collision on southbound Hwy. 101 near Santa Margarita causes backup Wednesday morning

One lane of southbound Highway 101 near Santa Margarita was blocked Wednesday morning after a collision.

The vehicles collided in the fast lane just north of Highway 58 at approximately 7:55 a.m., according to the CHP. The two cars remained in the lane, causing a backup for morning commuters.

The lane was cleared at 8:45, according to the CHP.

One of the people involved in the collision complained of back pain.

-Larissa Doust