Driver Arrested after Hit-and-Run Accident on Highway 101 [Montecito, CA]

Driver Arrested after Hit-and-Run Accident on Highway 101 [Montecito, CA]

Driver Arrested after Hit-and-Run Accident on Highway 101 [Montecito, CA]

At Least 10 Vehicles Damaged after Hit-and-Run Collision on Highway 101

MONTECITO, CA (June 8, 2020) – A driver was arrested and at least 10 vehicles sustained damage following a hit-and-run accident on Highway 101, Monday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 8:00 AM. A white Ford F250 pickup truck hit multiple vehicles as the driver headed north on Highway 101.
After exiting the freeway, he attempted to flee the scene on foot and left his vehicle on the right-hand shoulder near Olive Mill Road. However, some construction workers on Jameson Lane detained the suspect.
Emergency responders transported at least one person to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. The number of people injured and the extent of their injuries remain unverified.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the crash.
When involved in a car crash, do not attempt to flee the area. First, render aid to any injured victims and assess the situation. Then, get in touch with the police and medical care providers. Keep calm and cooperate with investigators.

If you have suffered injuries and your property has sustained damages in a hit-and-run crash, reach out to the car accident attorneys at Sweet James as soon as possible. Our hardworking team will provide you with the support you need to recover both physically and financially. With over 20 years in the field, we can help you fight for your legal rights. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. Need help after hours? We are also available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.


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