2-Car Crash at Highways 1 and 135 in Santa Barbara County
ORCUTT, Santa Barbara County (June 13, 2018) – A traffic collision occurred Monday evening in the area of Highway 1 and Highway 135, according to the California Highway Patrol dispatch.
At 3:49 p.m. on Monday, the CHP logged a traffic accident involving a white van and a pickup towing a cargo. The impact reportedly forced the pickup to veer off the roadway and roll into a ditch. Furthermore, the white van came to a rest on and blocked the fast lane of the freeway.
Shortly after the crash, local fire personnel responded to the incident. Paramedics immediately attended to the parties found at the location. At this time, the names of the involved and their conditions remained unclear.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly how and why the crash happened.
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A forensic examination of the white van and pickup involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced car accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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