SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2017) – Two cars were involved in an accident on State Route 154 on Tuesday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:40 pm on the westbound side of State Route 154 near Painted Cave Road. A black Honda Civic and a black Dodge pickup truck were involved in a collision when the Honda Civic reportedly crossed into the path of the pickup truck.
The driver of the Honda, 34 year old Ashley Lynn Aparcio and her passenger 23 year old Rodolfo Jesus Jimenez were both tragically declared dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck, Michael Franken, and his passenger Lisa Franken were both injured in the accident. The accident remains under open investigation as authorities attempt to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.