Major Injury Vehicle versus Pedestrian Collision
updated: Mar 08, 2013, 2:31 PM
Major Injury Traffic Collision
(Vehicle versus Pedestrian)
Investigating Officer: B. Barriga, #17140
Location: Hollister Avenue westbound, east of San Antonio Road
On March 7, 2013, at approximately 10:10 pm, Salvador Banda (32) of Santa Barbara
attempted to cross Hollister Avenue, just east of San Antonio Road. Mr. Banda was
not in a crosswalk as he made his way into the westbound traffic lanes in front of an
approaching Subaru wagon, driven by a female* (27) of Santa Barbara. The female
vehicle struck Mr. Banda, resulting in major injuries to him. Mr. Banda was transported
to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital where he was ultimately admitted into the intensive
care unit. At the time of the collision, there was heavy rainfall occurring.
With regards to the female driver, it was determined alcohol and or drugs were not a factor in
The collision remains under investigation.
Editor's Note: *name has been removed, requested by the driver.
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