Daniel Figueroa Dead, 2 Injured in Highway 33 Motorcycle Crash near Los Padres National Forest
Ojai, CA (July 20, 2020) – On Sunday, a motorcyclist from Santa Barbara, Daniel Figueroa, died and 2 others sustained injuries in a crash on Highway 33, or the Maricopa Highway.
The fatal incident took place at about 12:15 p.m. near Los Padres National Forest above Ojai.
Moreover, the California Highway Patrol report said that aside from a white Jeep Grand Cherokee and two Ducatis, a Yamaha motorcycle were also involved in the accident.
Authorities pronounced the motorcyclist, Nr. Figueroa, 42, dead at the scene.
Also, two other motorcyclists attempting to avoid the incident received minor injuries. The rescue team took one of them to a hospital for proper treatment.
Meanwhile, further information about the crash was not immediately available. Police are still investigating the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of Daniel Figueroa. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
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