120mph Speed Kills 21-year-old
A Fire Department spokesman, Mike Eliason, was one of the firefighters and other emergency personnels that were dispatched at about 8:30pm to north bound highway 101 north of Palmer Road, late Friday night on March 18, 2022.
According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, 21-year-old Solvang man was killed in a single-vehicle crash. The driver was operating a 2009 Mercedes Benz and reportedly was traveling at a high speed up to 120mph. The vehicle steered away off the highway, up a wall, and overturned. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, and died on the scene.
The victim’s name has not been released and pending notifications of relatives. CHP is currently investigating the accident.
JT Legal Group sends its deepest condolences to the family of the victim.
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