Car Accident on Mariposa Way Left One Hospitalized

SANTA MARIA, CA (January 21, 2022) – On Thursday, one person was airlifted to a hospital after a rollover crash on Mariposa Way.

The crash occurred in the 500 block of East Mariposa Way.

According to police, an elderly driver collided with another car before continuing down the street for reasons unknown.

Reports indicate that the driver then collided with a truck, causing her vehicle to tip over. Eventually, paramedics responded to the scene and requested a helicopter to airlift the driver.

Medical personnel then airlifted the victim to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Meanwhile, the causes of the crash were being examined, and drugs or alcohol were not believed to play a role.

Driving can be very dangerous and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back at slow speed. By driving in a safe and legal manner, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents which may have devastating consequences for you and for others.


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