On Monday night, a cyclist was seriously injured in a crash involving a vehicle in Santa Maria. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened in the area of West Betteravia and Westgate Roads. Very few details about this bicycle versus vehicle crash have been released, but we do know that the incident happened at about 10:15 p.m. Initial reports indicate that this may have been a hit-and-run crash.
First responders rushed to the scene, where the injured cyclist had to be transported to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. As of Monday night, the driver involved that fled the scene had not yet been located. This incident is likely still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.