One Person Injured in Highway 101 Semi-Truck Collision
Two semi-trucks crashed in Gaviota on Monday morning, August 22nd.
News reports included that the wreck took place on the northbound side of Highway 101.
Both trucks acquired significant damage as a result.
One of the drivers also suffered minor injuries and was taken to Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital for evaluation.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.