Rider Hospitalized after E-Bike Accident on Calle Palo Colorado

SANTA BARBARA, CA (February 11, 2022) – An e-bike rider sustained injuries in a traffic collision on State Street, late Friday afternoon.

Around 4:00 p.m., an accident occurred near the intersection of State Street and Calle Palo Colorado.

According to California Highway Patrol, an e-bike rider traveling west on State Street collided with an eastbound SUV that allegedly turned left in front of him onto Calle Palo Colorado.

Shortly after, an AMR ambulance transported the bike rider, with minor injuries, to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Meanwhile, the SUV driver survived the accident unharmed.

At this time, officials have not yet published the name of the injured or their current conditions. However, an investigation is still ongoing.

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