On Wednesday morning, a motorcyclist in Santa Maria was injured after his bike slammed into the side of a vehicle. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on West Stowell road, west of Broadway, sometime around 9:23 a.m. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know that the eastbound motorcycle rider collided with a Toyota SUV that was turning left into a shopping center.
The motorcyclist was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment of major injuries. The driver of the SUV was evaluated on the scene. A portion of the roadway was closed as crews and first responders worked the scene. This crash could still be under investigation with local law enforcement authorities.