On Monday afternoon, a motorcycle rider was injured in a crash on Highway 101 near Gaviota. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened in the southbound lanes, just before 1:00 p.m., near the Nojoqui Summit. Very few details have been released about this motorcycle crash, but we do know that the rider was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
Initial reports indicate that the rider lost control of the bike as she was heading down the grade toward Gaviota. No information has been released on that person’s current condition or on the full extent of injuries involved. This motorcycle crash could still be under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.