Goleta Man Identified as Motorcyclist Killed in Accident near Santa Barbara City College
SANTA BARBARA, CA (December 3, 2018) – A man was killed Monday afternoon following a motorcycle accident near Santa Barbara City College. The victim was later identified as 24-year-old Lemar Young, a resident of Goleta.
According to the Santa Barbara Police Department, the incident happened in the 700 block of Cliff Drive, at about 4:00 PM. Young was riding a Yamaha R-1 eastbound in the right-hand lane when he was struck by a BMW that attempted to make a right turn.
The impact threw the victim from his motorcycle, causing major traumatic injuries. Unfortunately, Young succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. A GoFundMe page was created to assist the victim’s family with funeral expenses. Click on the link to donate and to support the campaign.
The unidentified BMW driver did not sustain injuries in the collision. Authorities confirmed that the driver remained and cooperated with investigators.
Investigators believe that speed played a role in the fatal crash, which remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lemar Young. May he rest in peace.
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