Buellton, CA – Two Big Rig Trucks Collide along Northbound Highway 101 near Santa Rosa Road
Buellton, CA (July 26, 2018) – A local news source reported that two big rig trucks were involved in a traffic accident that took place along the northbound lanes of Highway 101 in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Road. The incident occurred at some time in the morning on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Authorities have identified the truck drivers as 40-year old Gargis Maged and 40-year old Luis Cardoza.
Based on the report, Maged was driving a tanker truck along Highway 101 when, for indeterminate reasons, he swerved out of the northbound lanes and clipped a nearby guardrail. As a result of the impact, the truck lost control. At the same time, Cardoza was driving a flatbed semi-truck and tried to veer out of the way, ultimately crashing into the rear end of Maged’s vehicle.
Officials did not specify if Maged and Cardoza sustained injuries during the accident.
As a result of the accident, law enforcement officials shut down northbound 101 while cleanup crews hauled the wreckage from the main road.
Presently, authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation into the crash. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
Truck Accident in Buellton
Multiple circumstances surrounding this incident remain unresolved. Forensic teams will inspect both trucks and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure forced the vehicle to crash. Furthermore, officials will consider if DUI, negligence, distracted driving, or recklessness played any role in the events leading up to the accident. By putting these factors into perspective, police can determine liability in the case.
In the event of an accident caused by negligence or recklessness, the non-guilty injured victims will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit. By seeking the assistance of a professional lawyer, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, and painful injuries.
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