Car crash on Highway 1 near Jalama Road in Lompoc kills one person and injures four others
According to a local news report, on Sunday, April 23rd, 2018, around 2:30 pm, a man was killed on Highway 1 near Jalama Road in Lompoc after a motorcycle collision.
In addition, Enrico Marafatto, 39, of Italy, was riding his 2017 Harley-Davidson northbound on Highway 1 when he collided with a Ford Explorer near Jalama Road in Lompoc, report stated.
Furthermore, the occupants of the Ford Explorer were identified as Darlene Curtis, 67, of Lompoc, John Curtis, 69, of Lompoc, and two juvenile passengers, mentioned the article.
Moreover, the John Curtis was transported to a local hospital with major injuries, stated the authorities.
As mentioned, the other three occupants in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, the report claimed.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol and or drugs were a factor in this incident.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked as authorities worked to clear the accident and a tow truck was required for the vehicles involved in the accident, as stated by authorities.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the victim as well as their family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.
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