3 Injured in Santa Barbara Car Accident at Chapala Street and Quinto Street
Santa Barbara, California (March 14, 2019) – Three people were injured in a car accident that happened in Santa Barbara on Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at about 11 a.m. at Chapala Street and Quinto Street.
The authorities who responded to the incident recovered two cars at the scene of the accident. However, the manner in which the collision occurred was yet to be established.
Santa Barbara Car Crash at Chapala and Quinto Street
At least three people had to be extricated from the wreckage. The three were transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in unknown conditions.
No other information was provided.
An investigation to determine the cause of the crash is underway.
Every year, several traffic accidents are reported in California. Unfortunately, these accidents result in many fatalities and even more injuries. The causes of many of these traffic accidents include distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving and failure to observe traffic laws. It is evident that negligence on the part of motorists is the leading cause of these accidents.
From the report above, the circumstances surrounding the traffic collision remain unclear. However, the authorities will gather information including witness statements to determine the cause of the accident.
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What to Do Immediately after a Car Accident.
Car accidents happen very fast leaving the motorist without much time to make decisions. However, the actions a motorist takes after the collision are important in ensuring the safety of their passengers and other motorists. Drivers are encouraged to take the following actions after the crash.
- Stay at the scene of the accident. However, the vehicle should be moved safely away from traffic to avoid more possible collisions.
- Check on the safety of the passengers and other drivers and promptly notify the authorities.
- Exchange vital information with the other drivers. If possible, exchange contacts with witnesses.
- Take photos of the damage to your car.
- Contact your insurance company immediately. You are encouraged to disclose all the vital information as truthfully as possible.
- Keep all the medical records and keep track of all the related expenses.