Last week, a teen pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle near Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on Turnpike Road near the intersection with Cervato Way on Friday afternoon. Very little information has been released about this incident, but we do know that the 14-year-old boy was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
A portion of Turnpike Road was closed as crews and first responders worked the scene. No information has been released on the cause of this crash, which is likely still under investigation. There has been no word on whether or not the driver is facing any charges or citations associated with the wreck. Additionally, there have been no updates about the teen’s current condition.