Multiple Vehicles Damaged by Hit and Run Driver
Photo: John Palminteri / KEYT
Update by edhat staff
Multiple vehicles were struck by a hit and run driver on Highway 101 northbound near Montecito Monday morning.
California Highway Patrol (CHP) received numerous reports around 8:00 a.m. for a Ford F250 truck striking vehicles on the freeway and attempting to leave the scene. The driver reportedly exited Highway 101 and got back on the freeway before leaving the truck and running on foot.
Witnesses who were working on a nearby construction project followed the suspect were able to detain them until CHP arrived.
Roger the Scanner Guy states there were minor injuries reported at the scene and there may have been ten vehicles damaged.
Scanner traffic also suggested the driver was intentionally crashing into other vehicles.
Multiple hit and runs, at least ten victim vehicles from Padaro through Montecito on Highway 101 Northbound.