One patient taken out by air ambulance

Three people have been injured on a crash on Highway 166 near the Kern County Santa Barbara County line.

The crash was reported at 10:27 a.m. on the highway near Stubblefield Road.

Kern County firefighters from Maricopa and Santa Barbara County firefighters from New Cuyama are on scene along with the California Highway Patrol.

An air ambulance is en route to fly one of the crash victims, according to reports from the scene.Two other injuries were described as minor.

Both lanes of Highway 166 were reported to be blocked by the crash for a time but were reopened before noon.