Car and Truck Accident on Highway 101 at Fairview Avenue
GOLETA (April 28, 2018) – Several people were injured in a traffic collision involving a big rig on northbound Highway 101, according to Noozhawk.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Friday, a rig and three other vehicles collided for unknown reasons on Highway 101 at Fairview Avenue.
1 Seriously Injured, 5 Hurt in Goleta Car Crash
Medical records indicated six people were injured in the crash. Per article, one person suffered major trauma, and five other people had minor injuries. The names of the patients, and their conditions at this time have not been updated thus far.
Following the wreck, authorities blocked all three lanes on northbound Highway 101. Traffic in the area only passed through a single lane until about 5:10 p.m.
Investigators handling the accident continue to work to determine how and why the collision took place.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions surrounding the traffic collision. Was either alcohol or drugs involved possibly serving as a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Were any involved motorist 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.
If the investigation process proves that the collision was caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of a driver, then the victim(s) may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault. Traffic accident victims are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved on, have been a victim in a traffic collision, contact our personal injury attorneys as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic incident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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