Pedestrian with Bicycle Struck in Santa Maria
On Saturday night, a pedestrian pushing a bicycle was struck and injured in Santa Maria. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at about 8:20 p.m. on Broadway, near Inger Drive. Although there’s no word on exactly how this crash happened, initial reports indicate that visibility may have been an issue.
The pedestrian was rushed to Marian Regional Medical Center, and later transferred to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of an injury to the head. The driver of the car was 17 years old, and did remain on the scene to cooperate with authorities. The cause of this crash is likely still under investigation, but alcohol was not suspected as a factor for the teen driver. There’s no word on the victim’s current condition.