Hit and Run Causes Major Injuries in Isla Vista
Source: California Highway Patrol
On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at approximately 1:58 pm the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to a call of a hit and run traffic collision with major injuries, in the area of Pardall at Embarcadero Del Mar. Mr. Shelby was riding his bicycle on Pardall traveling west coming up to the intersection of Embarcadero Del Mar. A driver of a dark color sedan was traveling northbound on Embarcadero Del Mar south of Pardall. The driver of the vehicle drove through the intersection not yielding the right away to Mr. Shelby. Mr. Shelby had to apply a hard breaking application and fell off his bicycle breaking his femur. The suspect parked his vehicle and checked on Mr. Shelby, eventually fleeing the scene traveling northbound on Embarcadero Del Mar in his vehicle. Mr. Shelby was transported to Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital (GVCH) for major injuries
The suspect vehicle is described as a Dark Color Sedan. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a white shirt. There is no collision damage on the suspect vehicle as this was a non contact 20001(a) VC (Felony Hit and Run). If anyone witnessed the event please call (805) 967-1234 or (805) 477-4174 public dispatch after 5:00 pm. Please direct all inquiries to Officer Kessinger. The public’s help is needed in finding the suspect!
Please refer to the attached picture. The suspect vehicle is located on the right side of the screenshot.