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Bicyclist Suffers Major Injuries in Highway 154 Hit-and-run Crash

Posted by Motorcycle Lawyer Pro | Filed under: Bicycle Accident, Hit and Run Accident
April 20, 2022

SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 20, 2022) – Early in the evening on Saturday near Lake Cachuma, a bicyclist suffered major injuries when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The April 16 crash occurred on Highway 154, near Lakeview Drive and to the east of it.

The time was roughly 7:30 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said.

A vehicle–which may have been a Toyota Scion XD, in Bordeaux Mica Metallica color–struck the bicyclist. The driver did not stop to help the victim or remain at the crash site.

The driver fled on Highway 154, heading west, reports say.

Responders transported the victim to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He suffered injuries that were described as major.

He was identified only as a resident of Burlingame, 20 years old. His name has not been reported.

Investigators are searching for the vehicle involved in the crash, and the suspect driver, who has not been described.

If anyone has information about the incident, the person can contact Officer Asmussen, who is at the California Highway Patrol’s Buellton office.

The number is 805-688-5551.

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