20-Year-Old Bicyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run near Lakeview Drive

SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 25, 2022) – Tuesday evening, Jason D Shevach was hospitalized after a bicycle collision on Highway 154.

Around 7:30 p.m., the driver of a Toyota Scion struck 20-year-old Shevach as he was riding on the shoulder of the road.

Due to the impact, Shevack suffered major injuries. Medical personnel arrived and transported him to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Meanwhile, the suspect was seen fleeing the scene driving a purple Toyota Scion, identified by Officer Keith Rogers.

A portion of the roadway was temporarily closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. As of this moment, an active investigation is underway.

Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. If you’re a bicyclist, slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your lane.

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