Male Pedestrian Struck and Hurt in Collision near Broadmoor Plaza

SANTA BARBARA, CA (March 17, 2022) – Monday night, a man was hospitalized following a pedestrian crash on State Street.

According to reports, the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m., near Broadmoor Plaza.

Authorities say a pedestrian was crossing State Street towards a mountain at Broadmoor Plaza. There, an eastbound sedan heading struck him while traveling at a speed of 40–45 mph. The pedestrian was then thrown into the middle of the intersection.

Consequently, the pedestrian sustained severe injuries. Medics transported the victim by AMR ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for further treatment.

Meanwhile, officials did not disclose further details regarding the driver of the vehicle. At this time, the Santa Barbara Police Department is still investigating the pedestrian crash on State Street.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to follow all traffic laws and be cautious of the conditions of the road. If you’re behind the wheel, avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re a pedestrian, cross the streets at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. By obeying traffic laws and taking safety precautions, you can help prevent accidents on the road.

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