Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Hollister Ave Sustains Serious Injuries

County of Santa Barbara Fire Department (Edhat)

A Santa Barbara man sustained serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Hollister Avenue Tuesday evening.

A 68-year-old man was crossing Hollister Ave by Auhay Drive around 6:00 p.m. when he was hit by a sedan traveling eastbound, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The pedestrian sustained critical injuries and was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital by ground ambulance. His condition is unknown at this time.

The driver of the sedan, a 78-year-old male, was uninjured.

The incident is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. Anyone with information is asked to contact the agency at 805-770-4800.

The man was transported by American Medical Response ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with major injuries.

His name has not been released by the CHP, and details on his condition were not available.

Lopez was not hurt in the collision, Gutierrez said.

Hollister Avenue was shut down in the area for about three hours after the collision, which was under investigation by the CHP.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the CHP at 805.770.4800.

Edhat Staff

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