Injury Crash Near Santa Maria
On Sunday afternoon, at least one person suffered from major injuries in a rollover crash on Highway 1. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the one-car crash happened in front of the Rancho Maria Golf Course at about 1:45 p.m. For currently unknown reasons, the red SUV ran off of the roadway and landed on its side in a strawberry field. The driver fled the scene and left a passenger with major head injuries behind.
That injured passenger was airlifted to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria for treatment. Another passenger in the car was apparently uninjured. At this time, the cause of the crash is still under investigation. There is no word on whether or not authorities have tracked down the driver.