Eve Johnson Fatally Struck by MTD Bus at Figueroa and Chapala in Santa Barbara

Eve Johnson Killed, Man Injured in Santa Barbara Pedestrian Accident involving MTD Bus at Figueroa and Chapala


Santa Barbara, California (October 11, 2019) – A woman who died after being struck by an MTD bus in Santa Barbara on Wednesday afternoon has been identified.

The fatal pedestrian accident happed at about 2:20 p.m. October 9, at a bus stop near the intersection of Figueroa and Chapala streets.

67-year-old Eve Debra Johnson was reportedly sitting at a bus stop when the Metropolitan Transit District bus slammed into the bus stop and struck her.

Johnson was killed in the crash.        

An unidentified man who was also stuck by the car was hospitalized with major injuries.

The bus driver remained at the scene and was interviewed by the authorities.

No further information was provided.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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.