Injuries Reported in Ventura County Accident on Highway 101 near Johnson Drive
VENTURA COUNTY, CA (May 26, 2021) – Tuesday morning, eight people suffered injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 101 near Johnson Drive.
According to reports, the Ventura County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol came to the scene at 7:50 a.m. Moreover, the multi-vehicle accident happened on northbound Highway 101 near Johnson Drive.
Meanwhile, Capt. Brian McGrath of the Ventura County Fire Department said that the crash involved three vehicles. These vehicles sustained heavy damages and the crash left eight patients with injuries.
Also, the crash led to the closure of the left lane on northbound Highway 101. The authorities confirmed that a gray sedan with major rear damage and a pickup truck with moderate front-end damage blocked the lanes at 7:59 a.m. At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed any details on the third vehicle.
Moreover, the crash caused traffic back up on the northbound 101 with stop-and-go traffic to Rice Avenue at 9:00 a.m.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
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 of a multi-vehicle accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that 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.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Ventura County accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you are 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.