On Monday afternoon, a motorcycle officer with the Santa Barbara Police Department (SBPD) was injured in a crash. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the collision happened just after 2:00 p.m., near the intersection of Figueroa and De la Vina Streets. First responders rushed to the scene. The injured SBPD motorcycle officer, Scott Naganuma, was taken to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment of injuries. Thankfully, those injuries were not reported as life threatening.
There has been no word on the cause of the crash, which is likely still under investigation with law enforcement authorities. Additionally, no information has been released on any additional vehicles or drivers involved in the collision. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. wishes Officer Naganuma a swift and full recovery from his injuries.