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Gaviota, CA – Two Individuals Killed in Fatal Accident on Highway 101

Gaviota, CA (February 1, 2019) – A 48-year-old woman and 75-year-old man were killed in a fatal accident that took place on Thursday afternoon on Highway 101, according to police.

The accident also led to critical injuries in a 65-year-old woman from Buellton. Police responded to the accident initially around 12:20 p.m. The woman who lost her life was traveling southbound on the highway in her Honda Element when she suddenly hydroplaned after hitting water.

The vehicle was stuck by the woman who received injuries, who had been driving a Jeep Cherokee at the time. Upon impact, two parties lost their lives, who have not yet since been identified.

The woman who had been driving the Jeep was airlifted to the hospital. The crash is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

At this time, we would like to reach out with our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of those whose lives were taken too soon in this accident and to the party who received injuries. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a serious car accident.

Fatal Accidents in California 

Gaviota, CA – Two Individuals Killed in Fatal Accident on Highway 101California is no stranger to experiencing fatal accidents on their roadways. In fact, in 2014 across the entire state, there were approximately 2,878 auto collisions that led to fatalities. Many of these were caused by drunk driving and speeding, but there are many other reasons for these crashes as well. When a loved one is taken from you in the blink of an eye, we want you to know that you never stand alone during these difficult times. We will help you bring a wrongful death claim when you are feeling helpless and need an advocate on your side.

At the Los Angeles Group, we understand that these cases can be completely complex and that saying goodbye to a loved one too soon is something that nobody ever wants to do. Your claim is important to us, which is why our trained and professional attorneys are here to listen in your time of need. We will never make you handle this difficult time alone. Contact us to find out how we can assist you in your time of need at 310-954-7248.


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