Foggy Conditions Cause Collision on Highway 1
Two vehicles collided in Santa Maria on Thursday morning, leaving two people injured.
It was around 4:43 a.m. when the collision occurred on Highway 1.
Reports included that it was foggy at the time a Toyota Prius and farm tractor crashed.
One person suffered minor injuries and another had moderate injuries as a result. Their names have yet to be disclosed at this time.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability for the accident.
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.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.