1 Badly Injured After Head-On Crash at Highway 1 and Brown Road
LOCATION: Santa Maria
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 6th
October 6, 2018 – At least one person was injured in a traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 1 and Brown Road Saturday morning.
According to the Tribune, two vehicles collided head-on in the crossing at about 6:15 a.m.
Major Auto Accident Saturday in Santa Maria
Medical records indicated paramedics airlifted the driver of one vehicle to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. As per the article, the victim suffered what appeared to be serious injuries.
The name of the patient and their condition have not been disclosed thus far.
At this time, no other details have been yet released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the precise circumstances that led to the crash.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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