Bicyclist Sustains Major Injuries in Collision with Vehicle

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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?

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