Fatal Crash in Los Alamos
On Wednesday evening, a woman was fatally injured in a crash in Los Alamos. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on the Main Street off ramp from Highway 101. For currently unknown reasons, the driver of a Toyota 4Runner struck a tow truck on the side of the road.
The tow truck driver, Norberto Olivera, who was on foot assisting another motorist at the time of the crash, had to be airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of major injuries. The driver of the 4Runner, Lisa Ann Rasmussen, was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center, but died on Thursday morning as a result of her injuries. The cause of this crash is still under investigation with authorities.
The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. sends their deepest condolences to Rasmussen’s loved ones and also wishes Olivera a swift and full recovery.