4 Injured in Los Alamos Crash on Southbound Highway 101 Saturday
LOS ALAMOS (September 1, 2018) – A traffic collision injured several people along Highway 101 on Saturday morning, according to Noozhawk and KSBY News.
The accident was reported at 6 a.m. on Highway 101 at the Los Alamos southbound off-ramp.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol said at least seven vehicles, including one that was towing a trailer at the time, collided in the southbound lanes of the highway.
Multi-Car Crash on Highway 101 at Los Alamos Off-Ramp
As per the reports, the wreck was prompted by a driver who was allegedly seen traveling at a high rate of speed and was swerving in and out of traffic prior to impact.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of four people who were hurt as a result of the crash. The patients were transported by ground ambulance to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria to be treated minor injuries.
Their names and condition at this time were not disclosed. Meanwhile, the highway was reduced to one lane of traffic going south for multiple hours following the wreck.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.
Santa Barbara County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news reports, one of the drivers involved will be held responsible for causing the wreck which hurt innocent people traversing the highway at the time. The motorist is accused of speeding and swerving in and out of traffic lanes prior to the collision. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash, and will determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs also played a role in the crash.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing are apparently factors, the injured and held not liable for the incident will be granted a right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Victims of traffic accidents will be entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in an auto accident caused by a negligent individual, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced Santa Barbara County personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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