Icy roadway slows northbound Hwy. 101 traffic near Santa Margarita

Several vehicles have crashed this morning on northbound Highway 101 near Santa Margarita due to ice on the road, according to the CHP.

A blue Ford Ranger overturned just before 6 a.m., according to the CHP. Several other vehicles also crashed in the area just north of the Highway 58 off-ramp. Ice was reportedly in both lanes.

CHP officers were slowing traffic and leading vehicles through the area until the ice melted.