Serious Injury Collision Involving Motorcyclist
On March 30, 2022, around 4:45 pm, the Santa Barbara Combined Communications Center received a report of a serious injury traffic collision that occurred between a motorcycle and a white Lexus SUV at the intersection of Hutash Street and South Voluntario Street.
Officers, paramedics, and fire department personnel were dispatched to the scene. The motorcyclist appeared to have suffered serious injuries and was transported to Cottage Hospital Emergency Room for treatment.
Due to the seriousness of the collision, the Critical Accident Reconstruction Team responded to investigate this incident further. At this time the cause of the collision is unknown, and DUI does not seem to be a factor.
The area of Hutash Street and South Voluntario Street will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians for several hours. We ask the community to please avoid the area.