Santa Barbara Moped Crash Kills One
Santa Barbara, CA (October 24, 2021)– On Sunday, a 53-year-old Santa Barbara man suffered fatal injuries in a moped crash on North Hope Avenue.
The Santa Barbara City Fire and paramedics responded to an emergency on Broadmoor Plaza at a round 2 a.m.
Reports said the man collapsed in his bathroom with an unknown medical condition.
Paramedics provided CPR to revive the man. However, the man still died at the scene.
The authorities said the actual crash took place hours earlier in the 900 block area.
Investigating officers said that the man and a friend were riding mopeds around midnight.
They accidentally collided into each other and both were thrown from the mopeds.
The men both seemed uninjured and went to another friend’s house, where the 53-year-old man started experiencing chest pains and went home.
However, the man’s condition deteriorated quickly, and he later died.
The authorities believe the accident was related to the man’s death.
Meanwhile, the officers are investigating the incident and have not released the identity of the deceased as of yet.
Moreover, the California state collision guidelines states that any collision where death occurs due to injuries sustained in the crash within 30 days of the crash is a fatal traffic crash.
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Fatality in Moped Crash on North Hope Avenue
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