A Goleta man has emerged from a May 8 motorcycle accident on Highway 101 with a broken leg and other minor injuries. According to a report from the California Highway Patrol, 53-year-old Curtis Oshock was riding his 1989 Honda motorbike in the center northbound lane at approximately 65 miles per hour when he failed to notice that traffic ahead of him had stopped in time to avoid hitting the Nissan Sentra ahead of him. Oshock weas ejected onto the roadway, just north of the Highway 217 exit, while his bike smashed into the highway’s center divider.
Oshock, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment. The driver of the Sentra, 49-year-old Lompoc resident Maria Alvarez, was not injured.