WEATHER »

Man Killed in Carrillo Street Accident

Turned in Front of Oncoming Suburban


A 59-year-old man was killed last night in a traffic collision on Carrillo Street at Chino Street. Heading southeast on Chino Street, the victim — driving a red Saturn with two passengers inside — was turning left on Carrillo at around 8:30 p.m. went he was broadsided by a Chevy Suburban heading up the hill. “The Saturn initiated the turn movement in front of the oncoming Suburban,” said police spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood, “and the cause of the collision appears to be a right of way violation.” The Saturn’s passengers complained of pain and were transported to Cottage Hospital, Harwood said. It doesn’t appear drugs or alcohol played a factor in the incident, he said.

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:

Town Hall Jumble — A Review

Answers rained down like a winter storm, but what was the question?

California State Senate Bill Seeks Automatic Enrollment for Emergency Alerts

SB 821 would also allow residents to opt out.

Peabody Stadium Landscaping Slightly Over Budget

The school board approved paying the $77,000 overrun with contingency funds.

Naloxone Saves Another

A trained deputy administered the nasal spray to an overdosed male in Goleta.

Cop Dog Helps Drug Bust in Montecito

A convicted felon was caught with heroin, cash, and a handgun.