071719 Brown Road rollover

Firefighters from Santa Barbara County Fire and Guadalupe Fire Department work to extricate a man and a woman trapped in a vehicle that rolled over on Brown Road about 2 miles west of Highway 1 around 6:45 p.m. Friday.

Two people were injured and left trapped inside their vehicle when it rolled over on Brown Road near Pt. Sal Road about 2 miles west of Highway 1 about 6:45 p.m. Friday.

The passenger vehicle landed on its roof in a ditch about 20 feet from the roadway, said Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesman Mike Eliason.

Both occupants, a man and a woman of unknown ages, required extensive efforts to extricate them from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life, Eliason said.

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Both suffered major injuries, Eliason said, and were transported by AMR ambulance to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, where a CalSTAR helicopter waited to airlift the more seriously injured victim to another facility.

County Fire was assisted by Guadalupe Fire Department. The Santa Maria Area Office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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Lee Central Coast Newspapers associate editor Mike Hodgson covers Santa Barbara County government and events and issues in Santa Ynez Valley. Follow him on Twitter @MHodgsonSYVNews.