Injuries Reported in Paso Robles Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 101 and Santa Maria River Bridge
PASO ROBLES, CA (August 17, 2022) – Early Tuesday, two drivers suffered injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 101 and Santa Maria River Bridge.
The incident occurred at 4:24 a.m. on Highway 101 and the Santa Maria River Bridge. Reports confirmed that three vehicles traveled north on Highway 101. However, one vehicle failed to react in time when traffic had stopped. As a result, a chain reaction crash among two other vehicles occurred.
According to reports, a sedan and a big rig truck carrying crates of oranges collided. Then, the crash caused a ruptured fuel tank.
Meanwhile, Caltrans shut down northbound lanes from Main Street in Templeton to Highway 46 West in San Luis Obispo County.
Then, authorities diverted the northbound traffic from Main Street to Ramada Drive in Paso Robles
All lanes have since reopened.
Officers confirmed that the crash trapped two drivers in the vehicle. Both of them suffered minor injuries and responders took the two drivers to the hospital. Meanwhile, the third driver suffered no injuries in the crash.
Moving Forward in a Multi-Vehicle Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys to safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
The crash in Paso Robles may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous multi-vehicle accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.