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Truck crashes, catches fire on Hwy. 101 near Arroyo Grande

Truck veers off Highway 101, catches fire near Arroyo Grande

A truck heading southbound on Highway 101 left the roadway, rolled over and caught fire across from Laetitia Vineyard and Winery near Arroyo Grande. The single occupant was taken to the hospital.
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A truck heading southbound on Highway 101 left the roadway, rolled over and caught fire across from Laetitia Vineyard and Winery near Arroyo Grande. The single occupant was taken to the hospital.

A pickup truck driving southbound on Hwy. 101 Wednesday left the roadway, rolled over and caught fire south of Arroyo Grande.

CHP and Cal Fire responded to the incident, which occurred across from Leatitia Vineyard and Winery.

Flames from the truck also caught nearby vegetation on fire, although the blaze affected only about an eighth of an acre before it was contained, according to Cal Fire.

The driver was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria to be treated for injuries. The extent of the driver’s injuries are unknown at this time.

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