Motorcyclist Killed in Solo Collision
(Photos by an edhat reader)
Update by the California Highway Patrol
On March 9, 2018, at approximately 4:07 p.m., a fatal collision occurred on El Colegio Road west of Stadium Road. Party #1 from Irvine, was driving a 2015 Kawasaki motorcycle, traveling with in the number 2 lane of traffic. For reasons not yet determined the motorcycle veered to the right and collided into the raised concrete curb located on the north side of the street. Party #1 was ejected colliding into a bus stop bench and pole in the immediate vicinity. Party #1 was pronounced deceased by on duty medical professionals.
El Colegio Road was closed for approximately 90 minutes. Traffic was diverted to Stadium Road for the duration of the investigation. It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. The collision remains under investigation at this time. Victim information will be releasable through the Santa Barbara County Coroner's Office after next of kin have been notified.
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Fatal motorcycle accident at El Colegio at Stadium Road in Isla Vista.