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2 Killed in Santa Barbara Car Accident on Highway 126 near Domingos Road

2 Killed in Fatal Head-On Collision on Highway 126 near Domingos Road in Buellton, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California (September 22, 2019) – Two people were killed in a car accident early Sunday morning in the Buellton area of Santa Barbara.

According to a local news source, the fatal car accident happened on Highway 126 near Domingos Road at about 3:30 a.m.

The authorities who responded to the incident found two vehicles which had collided head-on on the roadway. The events leading to the collision were not immediately established.

As per the report, two people were killed in the collision.

The identities of the victims were not immediately revealed.

No further information regarding the fatal accident was provided.

The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.         

Wrongful Deaths.

Losing a loved one in an accident is saddening. It is even more difficult when the death was caused by the negligence of a person of an entity. Wrongful death lawsuits are usually separate from any criminal proceedings that may take place. In California, the surviving spouse, domestic partner and the surviving children of the deceased may pursue compensation in the event of a wrongful. In special cases, siblings, parents and dependents of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim.

The plaintiffs may recover compensations for:

  • Burial/funeral costs
  • Medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident prior to the death of a loved one.
  • Loss of support, for those financially dependent on the deceased
  • Lost income, including lost expected income that the deceased would have reasonably earned
  • Pain and suffering
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