Attorney Spotlight: Michael Chaloupka This month we have decided to spotlight one of Santa Barbara’s newest personal injury attorneys, Michael Chaloupka. Michael grew up in San Luis Obispo, California, and began working for Harris Personal Injury Lawyers during his undergraduate schooling at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Graduating with a B.S. degree in business finance,…

Santa Barbara Personal Injury Lawyer Last week, a motor-scooter rider was injured in a crash in Old Town Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on Hollister Avenue and Magnolia Avenue, sometime after 8:00 p.m. Very little information has been released about this scooter crash, but we do know that the19-year-old scooter rider…

Last week, a motorhome caught fire on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near the Hope Avenue off-ramp. Initial reports indicate that the motorhome was experiencing some type of mechanical issue prior to the fire. The driver pulled off of the highway, and moments later, the engine was…

On Monday night, a man was hospitalized after a high-speed crash on Highway 101 off-ramp. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened at the exit for El Sueno Road, sometime before 11:30 p.m. Very little information has been released about this crash, but we do know that the vehicle left the freeway at a…

A woman was killed by an Amtrak train in Montecito on Saturday. Noozhawk reported on the incident and confirmed, a woman who appeared to be in her 40s, was declared dead at the scene, about 50 yards west of Butterfly Lane. The train conductor told officials, the victim was walking along the tracks and the…

Last week, an Amtrak passenger train fatally struck a cyclist in Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near San Pedro Creek and David Love Place, close to the western edge of the Twin Lakes Golf Course. The bicycle rider was headed north when the Pacific Surfliner passenger train struck him from behind….

Early this morning, a man died in a terrible car accident on Highway 166. The man lost control of his vehicle and crashed his car 200 feet over the side of the road near Rock Front Ranch. According to KEYT News, He was the only occupant of the car at the time of the crash….

On Saturday afternoon, there was a rollover crash on Highway 154. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened just north of Goleta, near Painted Cave Road, sometime at about 4:00 p.m. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know at least three people were in the vehicle at the…

Just yesterday, five people were injured in a head-on car crash on Highway 154. Two cars collided head-on and another vehicle couldn’t avoid the accident and crashed into them as well. According to KEYT News, three people suffered moderate injuries and were taken to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Two others were injured but refused…

On Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle collision in Santa Barbara sent one person to the hospital. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at Chapala and Islay Streets, sometime around 3:50 p.m. First responders rushed to the scene, where members of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department had to extricate an elderly woman from her…

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