Miguel Gonzalez Involved in Santa Barbara DUI Accident
SANTA BARBARA, CA (August 10, 2021) – Police arrested Miguel Gonzalez following a hit-and-run on Anacapa Street on August 7.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at East Ortega Street around 6:00 PM.
Based on reports, Gonzalez was driving a maroon pick-up truck on Anacapa at the time of the crash. Due to unknown reasons, he rear-ended a 14-year-old juvenile bicyclist. Subsequently, the crash ejected the victim from the bike. Also, the victim rolled under the truck before being dragged approximately 20 feet from the scene. Then, Gonzalez continued driving away from the area.
As a result, the bicyclist suffered moderate injuries. Crews transported the victim to Cottage Hospital for treatment.
In the end, officers located the vehicle and arrested Miguel Angel Gonzalez, a 23-year-old Santa Barbara resident, for a felony hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol.
Driving under the influence is dangerous and can lead to an accident. Thus, never drink before driving to avoid getting hurt or hurting other people. In addition, follow road regulations at all times.
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