On Tuesday morning, an 18-year-old motorcycle rider was injured in a crash near Lompoc. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened in the 900 block of Floradale Avenue, near West Ocean Avenue, at about 4:30 p.m. At this time, there has been no word on the cause of the motorcycle crash. The rider was found beside his motorcycle in the roadway.
The teen motorcyclist was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment. A portion of the roadway was closed as crews and first responders worked the scene. No information has been released on the teen’s current condition or the extent of injuries involved. This crash may still be under investigation with law enforcement officials.