Kassandra Soto Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 101 [Goleta, CA]

Kassandra Soto Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 101 [Goleta, CA]

Goleta Crash Injures Kassandra Soto, Adriana Chavez Arrested

Goleta, CA (October 20, 2021) – On Thursday, 23-year-old Kassandra Soto suffered injuries, and police arrested 26-year-old Adriana Chavez of Goleta, in a DUI crash on Highway 101.

The emergency team responded to the crash scene at about 2:15 a.m. west of Dos Pueblos Canyon.

When the authorities arrived, they found a 2014 Toyota Corolla that had left the roadway, crashed into a tree, and rested on its right side.

Then, they also found Soto, the rear-seat female passenger that was thrown from the vehicle.

 The AMR ambulance rushed Soto to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with critical injuries.

On the other hand, the officers arrested Chavez, the driver, on suspicion of felony drunken driving causing injury and driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08% or greater causing injury.

Chavez sustained minor abrasions in the accident. The authorities booked her into the Santa Barbara County Jail, where she stayed Thursday afternoon, with bail set at $100,000.

Moreover, officers said Chavez was in the left-hand lane of the freeway when she made an unsafe turn and drove off the road down a dirt embankment.

The authorities continue to investigate this incident

Do not drink and drive.


What To Do in Case of DUI Crash on Highway 101?

Unfortunately, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to a vehicle crash every year. However, not everyone is aware of the things you should do next after an injury crash.

The most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.

“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, a seasoned attorney.

No one wants to be involved in an auto accident. However, if you or a loved one sustain injuries due to a reckless driver, reach out to us. With over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your personal injury case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7854 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.

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