2 Children Badly Injured in Santa Maria at Broadway and Williams Street
SANTA MARIA (September 20, 2018) – Two children were badly injured after a traffic accident in the area of North Broadway and Williams Street on Wednesday, according to Noozhawk.
The collision was reported at approximately 3:30 p.m.
As per the article, Santa Maria police said two elementary-school-aged children were struck by a vehicle on North Broadway at Williams Street.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the juveniles who suffered moderate injuries as a result of the crash.
The two young victims were then immediately were transported to hospitals for treatment. Their names and condition at this time were not released.
Meanwhile, an initial report indicated that driver inattention may have played a role in the incident which is still under investigation.
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In this case, the driver of the vehicle is accused of distracted driving prior to impact. Authorities will continue to investigate the incident, and will determine the speed of the driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the motorist was reckless at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the car, such as point of impact, its final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The families of the two children will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give us a call at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced Santa Barbara County personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation.
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