Injury-Causing Hit-and-Run in Santa Barbara
On Thursday night, a hit-and-run collision sent one person to the hospital. The incident happened just before 9:30 p.m. at Calle Real and Las Positas Road. The crash, which involved four vehicles, happened when a hit-and-run driver slammed into the back of a car causing a chain-reaction crash for the other two cars in line ahead of it.
The hit-and-run driver fled the scene. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, at least one victim was taken from the scene to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Two other people were also injured, but not transported to the hospital. Noozhawk also reports that witnesses did not get details on the make and model of the hit-and-run driver’s car.