3 Injured in Santa Barbara Auto Accident on Highway 154
SANTA BARBARA, CA (September 7, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, three people were hospitalized after a head-on crash on Highway 154.
The authorities received a report of the crash at about 1:30 p.m. on Highway 154, a mile up from Foothill Road and Cathedral Oaks Road. After receiving the report, the Santa Barbara County Fire, California Highway Patrol, and AMR came to the Highway 154 scene.
A Battalion Chief stationed near the area also came to the scene immediately. According to them, two cars collided head-on. The impact left both cars with major front end damages. Moreover, the CHP revealed that the cars were a blue SUV and a red sedan.
Meanwhile, firefighters also found three patients who needed heavy extrication from the wreckage.
Moreover, a patient suffered serious injuries while the two others sustained moderate injuries.
Responders took all three patients to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by ambulance.
At this time, the cause of the collision near Foothill Road remains under active investigation. Meanwhile, the roads reopened by 2:16 p.m.
When behind the wheel of a vehicle, keep in mind the posted speed limits of each area. Moreover, slow down if you see traffic stalling ahead in order to avoid hitting other vehicles.
Possible Separate Investigation for Head-on Crash on Highway 154
Some car accident cases may call for a separate investigation.
Before making any decision, you have to understand why hiring a lawyer may be the best choice for you. A lawyer makes sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed.
“We can secure evidence in your favor and request additional information. We can get vital eyewitness accounts, Moreover, we can review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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