Fatal Crash on Highway 154
On Friday afternoon, a man was killed in a one-car crash on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. near San Antonio Creek Road. For currently unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway, crashed down an embankment and caught fire. Although very few details about the crash have been released, the Nissan Quest was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the crash.
First responders were swiftly on the scene, where the automobile was about 25 feet below the roadway. The driver, 45-year-old Enrique Amarales, did not survive the wreck. This one-car crash is still under investigation with local law enforcement authorities. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. sends their deepest condolences to Amarales’ family members and loved ones.