2 Injured and Hospitalized After Car Crash at State and Alamar
SANTA BARBARA (May 27, 2018) – Several vehicles collided in the area of State Street and Alamar Avenue Saturday afternoon, according to Noozhawk.
About four vehicles were involved in a traffic accident that took place at the intersection around 3:15 p.m., officials said. Two vehicles sustained major damage as a result of the wreck.
Multi-Vehicle Accident at Intersection in Santa Barbara
When emergency teams arrived at the scene, they immediately attended to the parties involved. Two people were reportedly transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of what appeared to be minor injuries.
The names of the patients, and their conditions at the time have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, northbound lanes of State Street and the westbound lanes of Alamar were shut down for a time after the crash to give way to the investigation.
The exact cause of the crash is still being determined.
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A forensic examination of the four vehicles 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.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim(s) may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Car accident victims are entitled to seek recompense for damages incurred in the crash which includes hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in an auto 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 personal injury 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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