Santa Barbara County Auto Accident on Highway 154
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CA (September 28, 2020) – Thursday afternoon, a two-vehicle crash on Highway 154 resulted in injuries.
The incident happened at about 3:47 p.m. According to reports, authorities found a white Mazda in the middle of the eastbound side of the highway.
As the emergency personnel came to the scene. the CHP closed both directions of Highway 154 at 4:09 p.m. However, it has reopened at 4:44 p.m., except the westbound side.
Furthermore, the Santa Barbara County Fire confirmed that victims suffered minor injuries. The authorities shut down the road to let the towing services haul the vehicles from the scene.
Due to the limited information available, the CHP continues to investigate the cause of the crash.
When behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you. Moreover, it is important to always drive within the posted speed limit. Also, slow down if you see traffic stalling ahead to avoid hitting other vehicles.
What’s Next after a Car Accident
Serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation.
Furthermore, a lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed.
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