Woman Struck and Injured by Semi-Truck in Accident on Highway 101
Gaviota, CA (January 28, 2021) – On Thursday, a woman of Woodland Hills was injured in a pedestrian accident on Highway 101 near Arroyo Quemada Lane.
The big rig accident occurred at 2:20 p.m., along the Gaviota Coast in the Tajiguas area.
Moreover, authorities said the semi-truck that struck the woman pulled over to the side of the highway and got out of her vehicle.
Apparently, the 36-year-old woman was struck by the right front of the tractor-trailer.
Also, CHP said other drivers took evasive action to avoid her prior to the crash.
Immediately, rescuers took her to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of major injuries.
Meanwhile, the incident near near Refugio State Beach resulted in a major traffic backup but lanes were cleared as of 3:05 P.M.
Please contact Officer T. Kelly of the Santa Barbara CHP office at (805) 967-1234 if you have details about the incident.
Later reports revealed the 2015 Freightliner tractor-trailer that hit the woman was driven by Rosa Rivas, 52, from Laredo, Texas.
Filing a Case after a Pedestrian Crash
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in pedestrian crashes every year.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident.
“The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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