Multiple Hospitalized after Car Strikes Fire Hydrant near Paloma Drive

SANTA BARBARA, CA (August 24, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, four victims sustained various injuries in a car accident on Las Palmas Drive.

The collision occurred around 2:00 a.m., near Paloma Drive.

According to reports, a BMW sedan struck a fire hydrant and rolled over before hitting a nearby fence. However, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear.

In total, paramedics transported four occupants to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of minor to major injuries.

Authorities said the crash severed the fire hydrant and created a geyser. Crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

No further details regarding the car accident on Las Palmas Drive are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

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