Santa Maria Valley, CA – Semi-truck crash in Santa Maria Valley kills one
SANTA MARIA VALLEY, CA – Firefighters from Santa Barbara County responded to reports of a fatal crash on Monday. The crash occurred around 6:35 a.m. in the Santa Maria Valley, near Betteravia Road and Philbric Road. A semi-truck collided with a sedan in a two-vehicle crash, according to Santa Barbara County Fire officials. One person in the semi-truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and another person in the sedan died.
First responders are still on scene cleaning up a fuel leak and wires that were knocked down during the crash.
An investigation is underway to determine what caused the crash.
California Car Accident Attorneys
Injured crash victims and their families can be severely affected by a traffic accident. Depending on the nature and severity of the accident, the negative effect can last for weeks, months, years, or even entire lifetimes. More than 270,000 wrecks occur in the Golden State each year. Ideally, everyone would walk away from crash sites unharmed. However, this is rarely the case, especially in accidents caused by driver negligence.
Over 3,200 people lose their lives in California car accidents each year. Most of these accidents are caused by driver negligence. In fact, statistics show that intoxication, speeding, fatigue, and other careless actions while operating vehicles contribute to more than 90% of car accidents in the United States.
The Fresno car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped many families after losing loved ones in accidents caused by the recklessness, carelessness, or negligence of other motorists. Not only do victims often endure physical and mental suffering, but they are also often faced with stacking medical bills while being forced to take time off of work to recover from their injuries. When people are hurt in accidents resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a car accident lawyer in Santa Maria Valley as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help relieve the financial burdens they may face moving forward in their lives.
Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped numerous victims collect full and fair financial compensation for the injuries and losses they may have endured after being involved in a serious traffic accident.
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Santa Maria Valley
Losing a loved one under any circumstances will be extremely painful. Knowing that your family member’s life was cut short by a preventable accident caused by carelessness just makes the situation that much worse. Not only are families forced to endure what seems like endless mental and emotional suffering, but they are also often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and more. After enduring the loss of a loved one in a wreck that was the result of the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Santa Maria Valley to explore legal options available to them moving forward.
If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our personal injury attorneys in Santa Maria Valley by calling (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Santa Maria Valley. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
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