Last week, there was a motorcycle crash on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near Salinas Street at about 11:40 a.m. Very few details have been released about this motorcycle wreck, but we do know that first responders found the rider lying face down in the middle of…

On Monday evening, a police chase that started in Buellton culminated with a sideswiped van and an arrest on Santa Barbara’s Westside. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the high-speed chase happened on Highway 101. Initial reports indicate that the chase reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. During the chase, the vehicle being…

Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents in Santa Barbara Pedestrians and cyclists are counting on motorists to share the road safely. That means making a commitment to distraction-free driving and always exercising additional vigilance in areas where pedestrians and cyclists might be present. Even with the best safety gear, pedestrians and cyclists can become catastrophically injured or…

Earlier this week, there was a two-vehicle crash on the west side of Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened at Chino and Sola Streets. Very few details have been released about this two-car crash, but initial reports indicate that an SUV and a pickup truck were involved. During the collision, the…

One person was injured in a car accident after crashing down the side of Highway 154 in Santa Barbara. The car came to rest 100 feet down an embankment. Luckily, the driver of the car is expected to be okay, and only suffered minor to moderate injuries per Noozhawk. Have you been injured in an…

A bicyclist collided with a vehicle in Santa Barbara Thursday morning around 9:00 a.m. The accident occurred on Victoria Avenue and De La Vina Street. According to KEYT News, the cyclist suffered broken bones and was taken to the local hospital for the treatment of their injuries. The cause of the accident is unknown, as…

On Tuesday evening, a 91-year-old pedestrian was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the collision happened on State Street, at the intersection of Micheltorena Street, at about 7:34 p.m. Very little information has been released about this collision, but initial reports indicate that the elderly pedestrian was trying…

Attorney Spotlight: Michael Chaloupka This month we have decided to spotlight one of Santa Barbara’s newest personal injury attorneys, Michael Chaloupka. Michael grew up in San Luis Obispo, California, and began working for Harris Personal Injury Lawyers during his undergraduate schooling at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Graduating with a B.S. degree in business finance,…

Santa Barbara Personal Injury Lawyer Last week, a motor-scooter rider was injured in a crash in Old Town Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened on Hollister Avenue and Magnolia Avenue, sometime after 8:00 p.m. Very little information has been released about this scooter crash, but we do know that the19-year-old scooter rider…

Last week, a motorhome caught fire on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near the Hope Avenue off-ramp. Initial reports indicate that the motorhome was experiencing some type of mechanical issue prior to the fire. The driver pulled off of the highway, and moments later, the engine was…

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