Bicyclist Sustains Major Injuries in Collision with Vehicle
Update by the edhat staff
3:45 p.m., February 6, 2023
A bicyclist sustained major injuries following a collision with a vehicle in Los Olivos Monday afternoon.
At 2:25 p.m., Santa Barbara County Firefighter paramedics responded to the area of Ballard Canyon and Bison Roads in the Santa Ynez Valley for a reported traffic collision.
They discovered a bicyclist had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering from major injuires.
County Air Support Helicopter 4 responded to the scene and transported the cyclist to Cottage Hospital for treatment.
The cyclist was wearing a helmet, Fire Captain Scott Safechuck reported.
The incident is under investigation and the current status of the cyclist is unknown at this time.
Sheriff Helicopter Above?
By an edhat reader
3:20 p.m., February 6, 2023
A Sheriff helicopter is flying low above downtown right now (Monday, 3:15pm).
Anyone know why?
Feb 07, 2023 06:15 AM
Probably busy texting
Feb 06, 2023 04:40 PM
Apparently, the Mobile Car wash van and the cyclist were involved...
Feb 06, 2023 03:36 PM
There was a traffic collision near Los Olivios at 2:25 p.m. with a Calstar helicopter response. A patient might have been transported to Cottage from that collision.
Feb 06, 2023 03:20 PM
FlightRadar has it as N911HN, Santa Barbara County Sheriff helo left Santa Ynez airport at 3:02 p.m.
Shows it landed at SB Cottage hospital and is still there now.