WEATHER »

Mike Eliason/ Santa Barbara Co Fire

Public’s Help Needed in Accident Investigation


The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who witnessed a traffic accident Tuesday in Goleta that left a woman with severe injuries to call investigators at 961-7518. Officials did not elaborate on why they’re asking for the public’s help in the investigation.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., a silver Volvo SUV was traveling southbound on Patterson Avenue when it struck the driver side of a silver Mercedes turning from Overpass Road onto northbound Patterson Avenue. The female driver of the Mercedes had to be extricated from the car, and she was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Volvo sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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:

Group Sues School District Over Anti-Bias Training

Members claim the Just Communities curriculum is "anti-Caucasian, anti-male, and anti-Christian."

Police Dispatch Whistleblower Claims Wrongful Termination

Bridget Bryden says she was fired after voicing concerns over lowered qualification standards for new hires.

First Baby Condor Fledges in Santa Barbara County

Condor number 933 successfully hatches and flies in the county.

Competition Growing for Available Drinking Water

New UCSB study determines less potable groundwater exists than previously thought.

Gas Company Launches New Conservation Program

SoCalGas asks Californians to 'Dial It Down' through a high-demand alert.