Injuries Reported in Santa Maria Fiery Accident on Dominion Road and Orcutt Garey Road
SANTA MARIA, CA (October 12, 2021) – Monday morning, two people sustained injuries in a tanker truck crash on Dominion Road and Orcutt Garey Road.
According to Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the incident happened at around 4:30 a.m. Moreover, it occurred on Dominion Road and Orcutt Garey Road in the Sisquoc area.
Reports revealed that a semi-truck carrying oil and another vehicle struck branches of a downed Eucalyptus tree. Then, the semi truck flipped to its side and sparked a fire that spread to a nearby grove of eucalyptus trees.
Furthermore, responding firefighters managed to get the fires contained. Also, the incident didn’t lead to oil leaks.
Moreover, responders confirmed that the truck drivers suffered minor injuries. Meanwhile, the vehicle driver sustained moderate injuries in the incident.
Dealing with Santa Maria Accidents
Accidents can leave you or your passengers severely injured, disfigured, and permanently disabled. Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
To avoid being involved in an auto accident, a driver must aim high in steering. Don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather what is down the road. If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Also, the most valuable step you can take in response to the crash on Dominion Road and Orcutt Garey Road is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. Also, we are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a similar accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. Also, we are here to assure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional.