Motorists in the Santa Barbara area need to take note of the new speed limit or State Route 192. According to KSBY News Channel Six, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reduced the speed limit on SR 192 from 55 miles per hours (mph) to 35 mph. The new speed limit impacts areas between…

A helicopter crashed in Santa Barbara today near La Cumbre Country Club. There were three people aboard the helicopter, one person was injured, however, we do not know the extent of their injuries quite yet. Noozhawk reported on the accident, “The aircraft caught fire and there was also a fuel spill reported from the crashed…

A woman crashed her vehicle on Highway 101 near Los Alamos yesterday. The woman sustained minor injuries from the accident, reported Noozhawk. The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. near Alisos Canyon Road. The 21-year-old woman was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center by and AMR ambulance. Unfortunately, the woman was driving with her dog, which…

On Wednesday morning, a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 101 in Carpinteria. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened sometime around 6:45 a.m., south of Highway 150. Very few details about this motorcycle crash have been released, but we do know that 42-year-old Thomas Michael Judah was ejected from his…

On Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle collision in Santa Barbara sent one person to the hospital. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at Chapala and Islay Streets, sometime around 3:50 p.m. First responders rushed to the scene, where members of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department had to extricate an elderly woman from her…

A cyclist crashed head-on with a vehicle in Santa Barbara yesterday causing serious injuries. The cyclist was apparently heading down Gibraltar Road at a high speed when he collided with a vehicle. Noozhawk reported on the accident, and confirmed firefighters found the victim suffering major injuries and rushed him to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital….

On Tuesday morning, a vehicle crashed 60 feet below Harris Grade Road. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened sometime before 8:50 a.m., near Rucker Road and Vandenberg Village. Very few details about this one-vehicle crash have been released, but we do know that the sole occupant, a male driver in his early 30’s,…

Tragically two people died in a fatal two-car accident in Santa Barbara yesterday. Two other people were also injured in this accident. The two vehicles, a Honda Civic and a Dodge pickup, collided on Highway 154 near San Marcos Pass around 2:35 p.m.  The two people in the Honda Civic were declared dead at the…

On Monday afternoon, a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on State Street. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near Las Positas Road at about 12:15 p.m. A northbound vehicle reportedly turned into the path of a southbound motorcycle on State Street. The vehicle was also involved in another crash on…

On Friday afternoon, a motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash in the downtown Santa Barbara area. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the one-vehicle wreck happened near State and Carrillo Streets. For currently unknown reasons, the three-wheeled motorcycle veered across the roadway. The motorcycle hit a curb and a tree before overturning on the rider….

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