Passenger Killed, Kyle Maysey Injured After Car Crash Near Olive Mill Road
MONTECITO, Santa Barbara County (June 2, 2018) – One person was killed, and another was injured in an auto accident early Saturday on Highway 101.
According to Noozhawk, a single-vehicle crashed, for reasons still under investigation, on Highway 101 at about 1:40 a.m. The collision occurred at the southbound Olive Mill off-ramp.
Primary reports indicated the wreck happened when the driver, 31-year-old Kyle Jesse Maysey, allowed his 2017 Hyundai to veer off the roadway. Officials said the vehicle traveled down the embankment where it struck a streetlight and a tree.
Deadly Car Crash Saturday in Montecito
As per the article, the accident resulted in fatal trauma to the passenger who was seated in the right front seat. That person was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the name of the fatality remained undisclosed pending next of kin notification.
Meanwhile, Maysey reportedly sustained major injuries as a result of the crash. He was taken by AMR ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment.
The Olive Mill off-ramp was closed for about three hours following the wreck.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened her and why.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, and our prayers to all the parties involved and their families in this difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
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 the 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.
In this specific case, the family members of the passenger killed may have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending results of the investigation. Surviving family of victims killed in traffic collisions are potentially entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we urge you to contact our experienced wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Contact Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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