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CHP: Two men sought after Cuesta Grade crash Friday night

For latest news on this story: Teen killed in one of two alleged DUI crashes on the Cuesta Grade.

Update, 10:40 p.m.

Cal Fire tweeted after 10 p.m. that its crews were on the scene of a fatal accident on southbound Highway 101. No further information was immediately available.

Original story:

Law enforcement agencies in San Luis Obispo County were told to be on the lookout for two males believed to have been involved in a traffic wreck along the Cuesta Grade on Friday night, according to the CHP.

The collision was reported at 8:30 p.m. As of 9:03 p.m., two lanes of southbound Highway 101 were closed, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information website.

Multiple vehicles were believed to be involved, and at least two tow trucks were called. One vehicle initially was reported to have driven off the freeway, according to the CHP incident website.

Witnesses told the CHP that two male adults were seen running from the accident. One witness said the men were seen throwing beer bottles from the vehicle prior to the wreck, according to the CHP incident website.

While responding to the accident, the CHP reported a separate, high-speed traffic collision also on the Cuesta Grade on southbound Highway 101.

The second accident, reported at 9:13 p.m., involved four vehicles: a GMC Sierra pickup, a green Mazda, a silver Honda and a minivan, the CHP said. The CHP reported that multiple fire crews were at the scene.

At 9:42 p.m., the CHP reported that two subjects from the second crash refused medical treatment, but additional information on injuries wasn’t immediately available.

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