Santa Barbara, CA (October 26, 2019) – Police responded to the scene of a fatal head-on crash in Santa Barbara on Friday, October 25th. The crash took place around 4:45 p.m. on Highway 154, near Cold Spring Bridge.

According to reports from the California Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling westbound on Highway 154 when, for unknown reasons, the car veered across the double yellow line and went into the eastbound lanes. While in the eastbound lanes, the Camaro collided head-on with a sedan.

When rescue workers arrived, they located the victims. Two children were pronounced dead at the scene. The male Camaro driver was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with life-threatening injuries. At this time, there is no word on what caused the Camaro to travel left of center.

An investigation is ongoing.

Our condolences go out to the family affected by this tragic fatal accident in Santa Barbara.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

Each year, there are about 3,000 deaths reported from fatal accidents in California. This number places our state among the highest in the country for fatal car accidents. With the largest population in the United States and many busy streets and highways, California can be a dangerous place to drive. Negligent drivers are present constantly and many crashes are, unfortunately, unavoidable for innocent victims.

At The May Firm, we are here for you in the aftermath of a serious California car accident. Our team understands the struggles you are facing during this time. We will protect your legal rights when you have been hurt by the negligence of another motorist. We can help you recover compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages.

We offer free consultations to all potential clients. To speak with us at any time, please call (844) 629-3476.

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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

 

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