1 Injured, 1 Arrested After Car Crashes Into Tree on Highway 154 near Windy Gap Area [Santa Barbara, CA]

1 Injured, 1 Arrested After Car Crashes Into Tree on Highway 154 near Windy Gap Area [Santa Barbara, CA]
1 Injured, 1 Arrested After Car Crashes Into Tree on Highway 154 near Windy Gap Area [Santa Barbara, CA]

1 Hurt After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree on Highway 154 in Santa Barbara

 
SANTA BARBARA, CA (June 19, 2024) — One person was injured after a car crashed into a tree on Highway 154 near the Windy Gap area.
 
According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the single-car crash happened around 6:15 p.m. Monday. For an unknown reason, a woman lost control of a vehicle and veered off Highway 154. Subsequently, the automobile slammed into a tree in the hills above Santa Barbara.
 
Soon after, California Highway Patrol and AMR ambulance arrived, taking a critically injured woman to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Her condition remains unknown at this time.
 
After an on-site investigation, police arrested the female driver of the vehicle. However, authorities did not say why they arrested her.
 
Due to the accident, police shut down the highway in both directions before switching to alternate traffic. If anyone could help traffic investigators with this accident, call Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy.
 
Reckless driving involves distractions, speeding and DUI. Thus, pay attention to the road and ensure all passengers are wearing a seatbelt. Slow down on winding hilly areas to have better control of the wheel. Remember, you can experience fewer hazardous situations with defensive and responsible driving.


Determine who is at fault in the car accident. Hire The Law Offices of Daniel Kim to start the claims process. We offer a free case evaluation to crash victims so they can make a well-informed decision with the next steps. As your lawyer, we will ensure you receive medical assistance, time for healing and a respectable settlement that will equate to your loss. Whether you lost a loved one or suffered an injury, the aftermath can be brutal. However, schedule your no-risk, free consultation and dial (800) 895-7199 for personalized legal direction.
 

 

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