Major multi-vehicle crash in Fillmore shuts down Highway 126

A major traffic collision on Highway 126 in Fillmore shut down the highway in both directions on Tuesday night between the city of Fillmore and the town of Piru.

At least seven people are being treated for injuries with many of them already taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. The degree of injuries suffered in this collision is unknown at this time and none of the crash victims have been identified.

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office asked drivers to avoid the area. Eastbound traffic was diverted from the city of Fillmore onto Guiberson Road to bypass the crash, which was approximately three miles east of the city of Fillmore.

No additional information was immediately known. The cause of the crash is under investigation.