2 killed, kids critically injured in Llano crash, prompting partial closure of SR-138

LLANO, Calif. (KABC) -- A man and woman were killed and two children were critically injured in a violent crash on State Route 138 in Llano on Saturday, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Authorities responded to the traffic collision involving two vehicles at 175th Street East shortly before 7 p.m.

Two victims, a man approximately 25 years old and a woman in her 40s, were killed at the scene, and two children were transported by helicopter to area hospitals with major injuries, CHP officials said.

A SigAlert was issued that temporarily shut down all directions of SR-138. As of 10:45 p.m., one lane was back open on the westbound side while all eastbound lanes remained blocked until further notice.

No further information was released.
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