Motorcycle Collision on Mission Drive Hospitalizes Rider and Passenger

SANTA YNEZ, CA (September 23, 2021) At least two people suffered injuries last Sunday afternoon after a vehicle and motorcycle collision on Mission Drive.

The California Highway Patrol responded at the 3900 block of Mission Drive near Highway 154 around 4;30 p.m. on September 19, after receiving reports of a collision between a blue Honda Insight and a motorcycle.

Responding emergency crews located two people with major injuries and airlifted both victims to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

At this time, officials did not reveal the identities of the parties involved, however, they said that the injured were the rider and his female passenger.

On the other hand, the Honda driver did not sustain any injuries, CHP added.

Meantime, the exact details on the cause and circumstances leading up to the crash are under investigation.

Motorcyclists rarely escape injuries in the event of a crash. That is why it is important to never underestimate the bike’s speed when you’re riding a motorcycle. Strictly following traffic laws and the conditions of the road also prevent accidents. For other drivers, do not tailgate a motorcyclist. Keep a safe following distance and give motorcyclists a full traffic lane when you pass.

After an accident, your main focus should be on your health. At Sweet James, they help accident victims heal by pursuing their case from beginning to end. If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call them today at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. One of their experienced legal professionals will assist you. They are also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any of your questions through email, text message, or online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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