Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Accident in Santa Ynez
Santa Ynez, CA (May 6, 2023) – On Thursday night, Robert Miller, a 69-year-old Solvang man sustained fatal injuries following a Highway 246 pedestrian collision.
The accident report stated that Miller wearing dark clothes, attempted to cross the highway west of Casino Drive. At the same time, 71-year-old Robert Lamb of Camarillo was westbound in a 2011 Ford F-250 pickup, traveling at about 40 mph.
Investigating officers said Miller went directly into the path of the vehicle and was struck by the right front of the pickup truck.
Immediately, an AMR ambulance rushed Miller to Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital where he died an hour later.
The authorities said alcohol was not a factor in the accident and ask anyone who may have details about this incident to call the Buellton CHP office at 805.688.5551
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the loved ones of Robert Miller. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
A Vehicle Collision May Occur at Any Time
Traffic safety continues to be a life-and-death matter, yet reckless driving has not declined. One person is killed in a vehicle accident every couple of hours.
Driving your children to school, driving to the market, or driving to fill up on gas should not be a life-and-death matter. Even so, the likelihood of car accidents continues to rise.
Moreover, sharing the road is everyone’s responsibility. It is critical to keep an eye out for those on the road with you.
Let us do our share to prevent traffic accidents.
Dealing With the Aftermath of a Tragic Accident
Your safety on the road is never guaranteed; however, knowledge is a powerful tool. Indeed, in uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional in case of an accident.
Knowing what steps to take following the traffic accident in Santa Ynez can mean the difference between financial prosperity and financial disparity. The consequences of a severe accident can follow you for months, even years, if you don’t have your legal doubts cleared by an expert.
To the loved ones of Robert Miller and to those who lost a loved one in a traffic accident, it is good to know that the aftershock the deadly incident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.
Sweet Lawyers‘ personal injury attorneys will find our clients the most favorable possible outcome. We will achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.