Fatal MTD Bus Accident at Chapala Street and Figueroa Street in Santa Barbara

One Killed, Several Injured in Santa Barbara Pedestrian Accident Involving MTD Bus at Chapala Street and Figueroa Street


Santa Barbara, California (October 10, 2019) –  The CHP is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident involving an MTD bus that happened Wednesday afternoon, killing one person and injuring others.

The accident was reported at about 2:30 p.m. October 9, near the intersection of Chapala Street and W. Figueroa Street.

As per the local news report, an MTD bus hit two people who were at the bus stop for unknown reasons.

One person was killed while the second pedestrian sustained major injuries.

Several people who were inside the bus suffered minor to moderate injuries. Two of them were transported to the hospital for treatment.

The MTD driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

No further information was provided.

The incident is under investigation.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.