Replace by the Santa Barbara Police Division
On November 27, 2021, round 1:55pm, the Santa Barbara Police Mixed Communications Middle obtained a number of studies of a severe damage site visitors collision close to the intersection of East Cota Road and Salsipuedes Road. The collision concerned three automobiles and a bike.
Santa Barbara Police, Fireplace, and AMR Paramedics responded to the scene. Officers found an grownup male unresponsive laying within the roadway. A motor officer was first on scene, rendered assist, and shortly hearth, and paramedics arrived.
Within the early phases of the investigation, it seems the motorcyclist was driving south within the 600 block of North Salsipuedes Road, close to Ortega Park. A Jeep SUV was additionally driving south behind the motorcyclist and rear-ended the bike, in the end ejecting him roughly 85 ft earlier than touchdown within the roadway. The Jeep then collided with a parked Dodge Ram Choose-up truck. The bike was struck with such drive it careened riderless half a metropolis block earlier than colliding with a parked Toyota sedan within the 500 block of North Salsipuedes Road.
Tragically, the motorcyclist sustained severe accidents and was pronounced useless on the collision scene. The Essential Accident Reconstruction Staff responded and is at present investigating this collision. The roads on this space shall be closed to all automobiles and pedestrians for a number of hours, please keep away from the world.
The driving force of the Jeep and believed to be at-fault within the collision, Raul A. Gonzalez, a 48-year-old Santa Barbara resident is suspected of being DUI on the time of the collision and was positioned below arrest. He was transported to Cottage Emergency Room from the scene of the collision for analysis and discharged from the hospital with out sustaining accidents. Gonzalez is at present being charged with felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and felony DUI inflicting damage / dying. He was booked within the Santa Barbara County Jail with $1,000,000 bail.
This case continues to be below investigation and no different data is obtainable right now. The decedents identify is being withheld till household may be notified.
By an edhat reader
Deadly collision at Cota and Salsipuedes. Seems like a moped and two automobiles.