Five vehicles in involved in accident near Kern-San Luis Obispo County line

Two people were killed in a multiple-vehicle crash on Highway 46 just west of the Kern-San Luis Obispo County Line early Friday morning.

The accident was reported at 5:55 a.m. at the "Cholame Y" where Highway 46 and Highway 41 merge.

Cal Fire San Luis Obispo reported 11 total patients and the California Highway confirmed two fatalities, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported.

At least five vehicles were involved.

Highway 46 was closed to westbound traffic at Highway 33, the CHP website said.
It is expected to reopen by midmorning.

Check Taft Midway for more information as it becomes available.