Motorcycle Cop Hit by Novice Driver

A SBPD motorcycle officer was uninjured after being struck by a left-turning driver at Foothill and Alamar. | Credit: SBPD

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Just before 1 p.m. this afternoon, a Santa Barbara motorcycle officer hit the pavement when a driver turned left in front of him. He was going 30-35 mph, headed east on Foothill Road toward Alamar Avenue at the time, and sustained moderate injuries. Neither the driver, who was on a learner’s permit, nor the adult male passenger was injured. The officer was taken to Cottage Hospital, treated, and released within hours. No names were given in the press release describing the incident, nor any charges for the driver.

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