Cooper Wood Hospitalized Following Accident on Bradley Road, Nathan Fish Involved
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CA (July 7, 2021) – Sunday night, 19-year-oldCooper Woodsustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on Bradley Road near Parkland Drive.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Bradley Road south of Parkland Drive, near Orcutt at around 9:25 p.m.
Reports revealed that a Ford F150 driven by Nathan Fish struck the Santa Maria pedestrian that was believed to be running back and forth across the street for still unknown reasons.
Furthermore, responders transported the 19-year-old Cooper to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital via helicopter, with head trauma and cut to his body.
Meanwhile, Fish, the 19-year-old Ford driver of Santa Maria, remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities.
Also, officials do not believe that drugs and alcohol played a role in the Orcutt accident.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a Santa Barbara County pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.