Mountain Biker Seriously Injured in Crash
By the edhat staff
A mountain biker sustained a spinal injury on Tunnel Trail after crashing Sunday morning.
At 7:27 a.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters and County Search & Rescue responded to the scene and rendered aid to the 47-year-old cyclist.
Air Support Helicopter 4 arrived and with a hoist rescue the cyclist was lifted into the helicopter and transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
MountainBikerRescue: Tunnel Trail, SB. 47yo make Mount biker crashed w/spinal Injury. Hoist rescued by w/SBC ASU Copt 4 FF Paramedics/air transport to SBCH /assisted by SBC Medic Eng.15 & Recon 11, SAR, and ambulance. CT 7:27am pic.twitter.com/mJvbk1bfS2
— Scott Safechuck (@SBCFireInfo) November 20, 2022