Motorcyclist Injured After Car Crash on Highway 101 Near Garden Street
SANTA BARBARA (May 24, 2018) – A motorcycle rider was injured in a traffic collision on southbound Highway 101 Thursday afternoon, according to Santa Barbara News-Press.
The accident happened at approximately 5 p.m. just north of Garden Street.
Truck and Motorcycle Accident in Santa Barbara
As per the article, the California Highway Patrol reported that the motorcycle crashed into the rear of a truck for reasons still under investigation.
The impact resulted in major injuries to the rider, who was reportedly taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment. The name of the patient and their condition at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
No immediate information was released on the identity of the truck operator involved.
The CHP and other officials continue to investigate exactly what led to the crash.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions here. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are seeking answers, contact Johnson Attorneys group and speak with one of our experienced auto accident lawyers. We are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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