Fatal Bicycle Hit and Run Crash in Goleta
Over the weekend, a cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on Calle Real at Violet Lane in El Encanto Heights, on Sunday night. Very little information has been released about this fatal hit-and-run crash, but we do know that the female cyclist was pronounced dead on the scene. Initial reports indicate that the vehicle involved was a dark-colored SUV.
Law enforcement officers were able to track the abandoned vehicle down by following a fluid trail into Isla Vista. The vehicle was found in the 900 block of Camino del Sur. At this time, there has been no word on whether or not the driver has been located and apprehended. This incident is likely still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.