Five-Vehicle Crash on East Arrellaga Street near Santa Barbara Street Resulted in Minor Injury

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CA (February 20, 2023) – Monday morning, one person suffered injuries following a multi-vehicle crash on East Arrellaga Street.

The traffic collision happened around 11:00 a.m. at the intersection near Santa Barbara Street in Santa Barbara County.

According to the report, the collision involves at least five vehicles. The first vehicle’s traffic violation caused a second vehicle to swerve and hit three cars.

Responding medical personnel transported one patient from the scene to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

In the end, authorities closed the roadways in the area near East Arrellaga Street and advised motorists to pick an alternate route.

The Santa Barbara County Officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

One small driving mistake can lead to a multi-vehicle crash. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.

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