One Hospitalized after Semi-Truck Collision near Paradise Road

SANTA BARBARA, CA (September 2, 2022) – Late Saturday afternoon, one victim sustained injuries in a big-rig accident on Highway 154.

The incident happened around 4:00 p.m., between Paradise Road and the Cold Spring Bridge on August 27th.

According to initial reports, the driver of a big-rig went off-course and ended up 100 feet down a nearby embankment. Medics arrived and transported one occupant to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

Moreover, towing services were requested to remove the damaged vehicle from the scene. Officials closed one of the westbound lanes for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, an active investigation to determine more information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

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