31-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies in Fatal Accident near Salinas Street

SANTA BARBARA, CA (September 5, 2022) – Wednesday morning, Joshua Latham was fatally struck in a motorcycle crash on Highway 101.

Police responded to the scene around 10:00 a.m., just south of Salinas Street on August 31st.

According to reports, Latham was weaving in and out of lanes on a Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed. Latham then crashed into the back of a Honda CRV, ejecting him from his motorcycle onto the road.

Officers arrived at the scene shortly after and pronounced 31-year-old Latham dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the 61-year-old female driver from Ojai suffered no injuries.

Emergency crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Joshua Lantham who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

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