WEATHER »

CHP Chase End in Fiery, but Non-Fatal Crash


A CHP chase ended with a 2003 Nissan Altima somersaulting across the northbound lanes of Highway 101 and exploding in flames at about 7:55 a.m. on 10/24. Clocked at more than 100 miles per hour, the Nissan failed to negotiate the curve at Gaviota and rolled repeatedly, but the driver sustained only one minor injury. The driver, 15, is being charged with driving under the influence of drugs, vehicular theft, and felony evasion.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Sansum Clinic Offers New Way to Access Medical Data

iPhone app can organize multiple records, results, notifications.

Santa Barbara Gives! Features 55 Nonprofits

Community members are invited to donate to their favorite causes via SBGives.org.

Woman Killed by Train in Montecito

She was struck Friday morning near Olive Mill Road.

La Cumbre Sears Set for Closure

Liquidation sale begins this week.

City Council Approves Fee Allocation for Branch Libraries

The topic goes next to potential Goleta branch library cities.