Michael Saffold ID’s in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

November 30, 2022

29-Year-Old Man Hit & Killed in Santa Barbara Crash A Goleta resident, identified as Michael Saffold, 29, was hit and killed on November 17th in Santa Barbara. The pedestrian crash took place on Highway 101 just before 2 a.m. that Thursday morning. Saffold was crossing the highway when a vehicle struck him under unclear circumstances. Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.  California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average.

Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips:
  • Avoid distractions (headphones, use of cell phone)
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Adhere to all traffic laws & signals
  • Always use the crosswalk


If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.

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Michael Avanesian

Michael Avanesian, the founder and driving force behind Avian Law Group, is a passionate and dedicated attorney with a strong background in personal injury law. As a partner at JT Legal Group, Michael led the growth of the personal injury practice from a single employee to a team of over ninety professionals, securing over $2 billion in settlements for clients in just three years.

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