One Killed in Highway 1 Accident
Two vehicles collided for unknown reasons in Arroyo Grande Wednesday morning, July 6th.
According to CHP, the wreck took place at 4:47 a.m. on Highway 1.
Both vehicles ended up blocking the highway following the crash.
Unfortunately, one unidentified person was killed as a result.
Caltrans also responded to the scene to close the highway down as crews worked at the scene.
Traffic was reopened around 6 a.m.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.