2 Trucks Collided on Highway 101 Near Santa Rosa Road
BUELLTON (July 26, 2018) – A crash involving two big rigs occurred on Highway 101 near Santa Rosa Road Wednesday morning, according to Noozhawk.
As per the article, the accident happened when a tractor-trailer driven by 40-year-old Gargis Maged drifted out of the northbound side of the highway and sideswiped a guardrail. The big rig became disabled and a second tractor-trailer, driven by 40-year-old Luis Cardoza, attempted to avoid a collision but crashed into the rear of the first truck.
Officials mentioned the incident involved a tanker truck, and the second truck pulled a flatbed trailer.
The northbound lanes of Highway 101 were closed for several hours following the wreck in order for emergency crews to remove the vehicles from the roadway.
No other details were immediately released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the accident.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
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