Roads Closed after Montecito Injury Accident on Highway 101 and Sheffield Road
MONTECITO, CA (November 16, 2021) – Monday afternoon, a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101 and Sheffield Road led to injuries.
The incident involving three vehicles occurred in the northbound Highway 101, north of Sheffield Road just before noon.
According to reports, one vehicle overturned and landed on its roof. As a result, its driver sustained serious injuries and required extrication from the wreckage.
Responders took that driver via AMR ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. However, the identity of the driver remains undisclosed.
Meanwhile, two occupants in the second vehicle received treatment for minor injuries.
Also, the incident shut down Highway 101 in both directions. However, all lanes reopened at 1:30 p.m.
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 an 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 Montecito 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.